Melissa Peters, MPH

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As a policy analyst at ChangeLab Solutions, Melissa works to support agencies and communities working on policy issues related to tobacco control, childhood obesity and community planning.

Before joining ChangeLab Solutions, she worked as a health education specialist for the San Luis Obispo Tobacco Control Program where she focused on community advocacy, developed tools and resources, and assisted jurisdictions interested on tobacco policy adoption. She also served as a research coordinator for UC San Francisco where she supported qualitative research project seeking to understand patient and physician use and knowledge of lung cancer screening.

Melissa received her BS in Psychology from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo and her MPH in Community Health Education from San Francisco State University.