Melanie Miller is a first-year doctoral student in Counseling Psychology. She graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2015 with a double B.A. in Psychology and Child and Family Studies with a minor in Philosophy. She has worked in various research labs studying social determinants of health, couples/family relationships, intervention effectiveness, and cultural diversity. She has also worked in research and program evaluation for nonprofit health organizations. Melanie is a member of the HAMMER lab and currently holds an assistantship working for Dr. Joseph Hammer. Broadly, her research interests include help-seeking behaviors, healthcare utilization, and intimate partner relationships in diverse and at-risk populations.