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Melissa UehlingGraduate Student

Advisor: Ellen Idler


  • BS; University of Alabama, 2018

General Research Areas

  • Mental Health
  • Doctor-Patient Relationship
  • Psychosis 
  • Palliative Care

Current Research

Melissa Uehling is an MD/PhD student in the Department of Sociology intending to specialize in psychiatry. She is currently conducting research on the relationship between psychiatrists and patients in the context of psychotic disorders.

Recent Publication

Melissa Uehling, Rachel Hall-Clifford, Crystal Kinnard, and Yolanda Wimberly. 2023. “Advancing Equity in U.S. Hospital Systems: Employee Understandings of Health Equity and Steps for Improvement.” Journal of Healthcare Management 68: 342-355.