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Arnold School of Public Health

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Melinda A. Merrell, Ph.D., MPH

Title: Research Assistant Professor
Department: Rural & Minority Health Research Center
Arnold School of Public Health
Email: mmerrell@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-576-7706
Resources: Google Scholar
Melinda Merrell

Research and Teaching Interests

Melinda Merrell's research interests include the delivery of health care in U.S. rural communities, with specific focus areas of rural hospital closures and emergency medicine. She also has an interest in the intersection of social determinants of health and health-seeking behaviors among rural populations. Her other areas of expertise are in community health development, program planning and evaluation, and non-profit management.


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