Melanie is from Dallas, Texas, and received her PharmD from the University of Texas College of Pharmacy in Austin, Texas. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital where she is currently completing a PGY2 psychiatric pharmacy residency. Her professional interests include the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar mania, and dementia. In her spare time, Melanie enjoys hiking, traveling with friends, eating dessert, and going to concerts and festivals.