Senior Manager of Education, HealthHIV
Dr. Melissa Kelley is the Senior Manager of Education at HealthHIV. She has nearly 20 years of health education and public health experience and 10 years of motivational interviewing experience. Prior to joining HealthHIV in October 2020, Melissa was the Professional Development Coordinator at the Center for Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) at the University at Albany School of Public Health in Albany, NY.
Melissa is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) with experience in curriculum development, training, and program planning. She has extensive knowledge of a number of health topics including women’s health; sex, STDs, HIV/AIDS, and human sexuality; alcohol and other drugs; as well as public health models and theories. In addition to her previous role at the University at Albany, Melissa was a Health Educator at the University of Rochester and an Area Coordinator for Outreach and Education with Planned Parenthood in Rochester, NY.
She earned an EdD in Human Development from the University of Rochester, a MS in Human Service Administration from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY and a BS in Health Science/Community Health Education from SUNY Cortland in Cortland, NY.