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Melanie H Chitwood, MS

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Melanie H Chitwood, MS


Melanie H. Chitwood is a doctoral candidate in the Ted Cohen Lab. She is interested in using mathematical models to understand the transmission and prevalence of tuberculosis in high burden settings. She has previously worked as a Research Associate in the Cohen Lab, where she was involved in projects in Brazil and on COVID-19 estimates and projections. Melanie received her BA from Hampshire College and her MS in Global Health and Population from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Education & Training

  • MS
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Publich Health, Global Health and Population
  • BA
    Hamsphire College

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Inaugural Gerald Friedland Global Health Research AwardOffice of Global Health2022