Senior Research Fellow and Director of Child Health Services
Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
Research Associate Professor
Department of Maternal and Child Health
School of Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill
Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill
MPH, UNC-Chapel Hill
Dr. Cathy Melvin serves as Principal Investigator and director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded Smoke-Free Families (SFF) National Dissemination Office (NDO) and as faculty director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Dissemination Core. Dr. Melvin’s research interests include dissemination and dissemination research, translation of research into practice, health systems change, the application of quality improvement approaches to systems change, particularly in the adoption and use of tobacco treatment guidelines and tobacco control and prevention, especially for pregnant and parenting smokers.