Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Dr. Melvin is director of the Pediatric HIV program at SCH. Her research interests are in the antiretroviral management of HIV disease in children and prevention and management of complications of HIV treatment. Dr. Melvin is principle investigator of the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials unit at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute, sponsored by the NIH. She is a vice-chair of the DHHS Panel on Antiretroviral Therapy and Medical Management of HIV-Infected Children: Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection. She is also the Faculty lead for the research recruitment service for the Institute for Translational Health Sciences of the University of Washington. She collaborates with Drs. Frenkel, Crowell and Vora.