Melisa Medina-Rivera
Melisa Medina-Rivera
Division of Nutritional Sciences

Dr. Medina-Rivera strives to create a classroom environment that is engaging, and inclusive, while also allowing students to develop intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. 

NS 1150: Nutrition, Health, and Society

NS 1400: Introduction to Human Biology, Health, and Society

NS 3310: Human Nutrition and Nutrient Metabolism

NS 3980 : Research in Human Nutrition and Health

NS 4990: Honors Problem

NS 6310 : Micronutrients: Function, Homeostasis, and Assessment (Vitamins)

2022, Postdoctoral Fellow, Clinical Translational Investigation, CTSC at Weill Cornell

2020, Postdoctoral Associate, Diagnostics, Cornell University

2019, PhD, Biomedical Sciences - Biochemistry, SUNY Buffalo

2013, BSc, Natural Sciences, University of Puerto Rico

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