Melinda Rajoria

Research Coordinator
Department of Health Education & Behavior

Contact Info

Yon Hall North, Room 033
P.O. Box 118210
Gainesville, FL 32611-8210
(352) 294-1815 |

Melinda Rajoria, MPH works with Dr. McVay and Dr. Jake-Schoffman to develop, adapt, implement and evaluate innovative interventions to improve public health for diverse populations. She received her BA in Psychology from Michigan State University in 2014 and her MPH from Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in 2020. Using her training in population and family health, Melinda works to integrate rigorous methods for processes and outcome evaluation into interventions with a focus on social determinants. She is dedicated to using her expertise in health behavior change, social determinants of health and data analysis to improve health outcomes and advance health equity amongst marginalized populations. In her spare time, you can find Melinda hiking nature trails, playing tennis, or reading at the beach.