Candidate for Ph.D. in Population Health Sciences and Environment & Resources, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health & the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, 2015
Areas of Research/Interest:
Public health, global health, sustainability, environmental epidemiology, environmental health, policy, health systems, philosophy, and bioethics.
Melissa Hatch is from Madison, Wisconsin. She went to DePaul University in Chicago for her B.A. in Philosophy. Melissa is interested in current environmental health issues, including climate change, water quality, infectious disease, clean fuels, and renewable energy. She hopes to continue on to doctoral work upon completion of her Masters in Bioethics at NYU. In her free time, Melissa enjoys running in Central Park and along the Hudson River.
Outstanding Incoming Student Scholarship, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011-2012
Dickie Fellow- Women in the Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011-2012
Bioethics Research Fellow, Morgridge Institute for Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011-2013