Melody Tan, MS

Melody Tan, MS

PhD Candidate
Rice University 
Texas

Melody Tan is a PhD candidate in bioengineering at Rice University, where her research focuses on using optical imaging to improve the diagnosis of oral cancer. She interns at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, where she has written about vaccine policy and started initiatives equipping students to engage with legislators. Melody received her BS in bioengineering and global health technologies from Rice University, her MSE in bioengineering innovation and design from Johns Hopkins University, and is an alumna of the Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Fellowship at the National Academies, where she worked with the National Cancer Policy Forum.