Department of

Public Health Seminars:


Topic: The Strong Black Woman and metabolic syndrome: Preliminary results from pilot work to explore social determinants of health in high risk communities

University of Virginia School of Nursing, PhD, Nursing, December 2013|
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, BS, Nursing, 2007|
Medical College of Virginia, MA, Public Health, 1999|
University of Virginia, BA, Anthropology/Pre-health, 1996|


Melissa K. Bradner, MD, MSHA

bradner-mAssociate Professor
Director, M-3 Clerkship

Nelson Family Medicine Clinic: (804) 828-5883

Academic office:
West Hospital, 14-116
Phone: (804) 828-9626



Research Fellowships

Clinical Training Information

Academic Training and Positions

M3 Clerkship Director Family Medicine

Personal Statement

I am interested in doing interdisciplinary education and research with the undergraduate campus and other allied health schools. I am interested in health care disparities and work force equity. I work with disadvantaged undergraduate students to encourage application to medical, pharmacy and dental school

Research Expertise

qualitative research

Clinical Specialties

general family medicine

Teaching Expertise

ambulatory teaching

Practice Sites

Nelson Clinic 401 north 11th street suite 742  Richmond Virgnia 23298