Courtnee Melton-Fant, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Health Systems Management and Policy at the University of Memphis. She holds a MS in exercise science and a Ph.D. in health outcomes and policy research. Before joining the University of Memphis, Dr. Melton-Fant worked for a state-level public policy research center providing information and analysis to policymakers, the media, and the general public. Melton-Fant has experience conducting both academic and non-academic research ranging from clinical trials and health outcomes to analysis of state-level health care reforms for policymakers and advocacy groups. Her research interests include state and local-level public policy, health outcomes, and racial health inequities. She is particularly interested in examining structural racism as a root cause of health inequities and how broad-based public policies can be used as tools to ameliorate those inequities.
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