Melissa Christensen Daniels, PhD



Adjunct Assistant Professor 

Curriculum Vitae 
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile



2000  Brigham Young University  BA, Music, Pre-Med

2002  University of Utah  MSPH, General Public Health

2006  University of North Carolina Chapel Hill  PhD, Nutrition, Epidemiology

Research activities

Melissa Daniels completed her PhD in nutritional epidemiology at UNC in 2005 and continues her work as a nutrition researcher at UNC with funding from the Academy for Educational Development. Her current research aims to improve instrumentation for measuring the micronutrient needs of children and women in international settings. She is currently involved with an international team of researchers in a multi-country study of the performance of food group indicators in measuring women’s dietary adequacy.