Melissa Smith is a Lecturer in the Department of Statistical Science. She joined the faculty in January 2013. She received an A.B. in Mathematics from Dartmouth College. She completed a PhD in Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1996. Her previous positions were at the Indiana University School of Medicine in the Department of Biostatistics, the Marion County Health Department (Indianapolis) and the Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit (CSCU). She works in applied statistics on problems in medicine, public health and health policy.