Coordinator, Native American Center for Health Professions
2133 Health Sciences Learning Center & Oneida Community Health Center 525 Airport Drive, Oneida WI 54155
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Sociology and American Indian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison; MS, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hometown: Wisconsin but I grew up in a military family so I lived all over until I was 15. My parents are from Oneida, WI and Milwaukee, WI.
Melissa Metoxen serves as Native American Center for Health Professions in the School of Medicine and Public Health community and academic support coordinator. She works directly with pre-college and college students interested in pursuing health careers. She works directly with our Wisconsin tribal communities in various capacities including: outreach, expanding partnerships, educational opportunities for our health professional students (rotations, internships, research).
Are you involved in any outreach programs (campus, state, or national)? Statewide partnerships with Wisconsin tribal communities, and we partner with campus programs such as Tribal Technology Institute and PEOPLE Program. We also work with all of our health professional schools/colleges on our campus.
What do you like to do when you are away from work? spend time with family, cooking, traveling, yoga, gardening