Melanie Melashenko -Dev Research and Extension Group

Melanie Melashenko
Name: Melanie Melashenko
From: Omaha, Nebraska
Degree pursuing: Bachelor of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics
Project: Development and evaluation of a web-based interactive curriculumĀ for educating child care teachers about healthful eating strategies for preschool children.
Skills Acquired: I intend to learn many research skills including but not limited to literature review and translating research to practice.
Future Goals: To positively impact the families of young children by empowering them to make healthy choices through nutrition education and encouragement.
How will the project experience help you achieve your future career goals? By broadening my ability to apply scientific principles to the population I am most interested in exposure to relevant research.
Top 3 strengths that contribute to the project: Determination, dedication and enthusiasm
Fun Fact: I have a three-legged orange tabby named Princess Peach and a calico named Sugarloaf.