Melva Thompson-Robinson, DrPH, MSPE
Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Executive Director, Center for Health Disparities Research, School of Community Health Sciences
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Melva Thompson-Robinson is a professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and Executive Director of the Center for Health Disparities Research in the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is the co-editor of the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice.

Dr. Thompson-Robinson received a BS in kinesiology from the University of Michigan; an MS in physical education, with a concentration in sports physiology and adult fitness, from Ohio University; and a doctorate in health promotion and education from the University of South Carolina.