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Melva Thompson-Robinson, DrPH

Professor, Editor, Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice

Department(s)
Nursing
Office
BHS 430
Mail Code
3018
Phone
702-895-1127

Biography

Melva Thompson-Robinson, DrPH, is a Professor in the School of Nursing. She is currently the Editor of the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. She was the Project Director for the Southern Nevada Teen Pregnancy Prevention Project, which implemented an evidence-based intervention with African American youth ages 14-19 in African American faith-based organizations. Among many things, Dr. Thompson-Robinson was a member of the US Department of 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