Melanie started as DBHi's Program Manager in 2016. She came to DBHi from the ECRI Institute where she served for over 25 years in various health services research roles, including Program Manager at the National Guideline Clearinghouse and the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse, two performance-based federal health care contracts sponsored by AHRQ. Melanie managed both internally- and externally-focused aspects of these projects by directing 9- and 17-person cross-project teams, managing all subcontracts, and serving as the primary point of contact for the sponsors. She has also been active in international healthcare technology adoption, evidence-based medicine, and general healthcare management consulting. Melanie holds a MPH and a BS in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh.