Melanie is a skilled writer, instructional designer, and marketing manager with more than 20 years of experience developing and disseminating innovative materials and learning products that support the use of data to inform and improve prevention practice. With her capacity to translate complex concepts into practical ideas, combined with extensive knowledge of prevention science, adult learning principles, and keen analytic and organizational skills, she has produced hundreds of high-quality, engaging products—toolkits, online courses, stories, and videos—for a diverse range of audiences. She is an expert at creating innovative, nationally-accredited e-learning courses, as well as brief, user-friendly tools, to build the capacity of practitioners to better assess, monitor, and evaluate their prevention efforts. A prolific public health author, she has published in the areas of substance misuse, cancer risk management, violence prevention, HIV, and change management.
Products and Communications Advisor