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Melva Thompson-Robinson, DrPH

Professor

Department(s)
Environmental and Occupational Health
Office
GTW 319
Mail Code
3063
Phone
702-895-1127

Biography

Melva Thompson-Robinson, DrPH, is a Professor in Social and Behavioral Health in the School of Public Health. She is currently the Project Director for the Southern Nevada Teen Pregnancy Prevention Project, which implements an evidence-based intervention with African American youth ages 14-19 in African American faith-based organizations. Among many things, Dr. Thompson-Robinson is a member of the US Department Health and Human Services Region IX Regional Health Equity Council.  

Research Specialties

  • Health disparities
  • Sexual health, including HIV/AIDS prevention and teen pregnancy prevention
  • African American health