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Melissa Caughey

232 EPA Building

Research Areas:
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Biomedical Microdevices
  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MPH, Epidemiology, Emory University
  • BS, Biology, North Carolina State University


Dr. Caughey is an epidemiologist with a clinical background in medical imaging. She is actively involved in the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical investigations involving biomedical devices and large imaging datasets. She is the principal investigator of a study evaluating hydration sensors in patients with sickle cell disease.


2020 Office of Undergraduate Research: RRS Course Teaching Award
2019 American Heart Association: Paul Dudley White International Scholar Award (Mentor)
2018 American Heart Association: Elizabeth Barrett-Connor Award for Young Investigators (Mentor)

Courses Taught

BIOL 395 and BIOL 495: Undergraduate Research
MEDI 499: Special Medicine Elective

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