Melina Hill Walker is a Program Director at the Endowment for Health where she manages a portfolio of grants, projects and policy initiatives to advance health equity.
Prior to her appointment at the Endowment, Melina was a program leader for the Aging Resource Center at the Dartmouth Centers for Health & Aging. Before that, she was a grants and special projects coordinator for Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire.
Melina also has extensive experience in a variety of research and project coordination roles at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Earlier in her career, she ran an independent health care consultancy.
Melina also served as a senior community health planner in New York City and prior to that, worked in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a public health volunteer and program assistant.
Melina holds a Master of Science in Health Policy & Management from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts in English/American Literature from Brown University. She has also served in volunteer and board roles for several academic and nonprofit organizations including Dartmouth Hitchcock and the Upper Valley Hostel.