Melody S. Goodman
Division of Public Health Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, USA
Melody received her B.S. in applied mathematics-statistics and economics (double major) from Stony Brook University (SBU) where she was a Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) National Institutes of Health (NIH) Fellow. In 1999, she received the Provost Award for Academic Excellence, graduated from the SBU Honors Collegeand was inducted into the SBU chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. In 2003 she received her M.S. in biostatistics from the Harvard School of Public Health where she was an Initiative for Minority Student Development (IMSD/NIH) Fellow. In 2006 Melody received her Ph.D. from the Department of Biostatistics at HarvardUniversity with minors in theoretical statistics and the social determinants of health disparities. She was a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NIH Minority Pre-doctoral Fellow. Her doctoral work focused on statistical methods for community-based cancer interventions and health disparities research. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.
Statistical methods for community-based cancer interventions.
Health disparities research.