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Melanie Urbanchek, Ph.D.

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Melanie G Urbanchek, Ph.D. serves as an Associate Professor of Research in the Surgery Department at the University Michigan School of Medicine.

Dr. Urbanchek received her Ph.D. degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. She received a M.S. degree from California State University, Fullerton in Fullerton CA, and her B.S. degree from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Dr. Urbanchek been affiliated with the University of Michigan for 20 years. Before moving to Ann Arbor, Dr. Urbanchek was affiliated with the University of California-Irvine Medical Center.

Dr. Urbanchek is an active member of several national specialty societies including the American Society of Peripheral Nerve, Plastic Surgery Research Council, the American College for Sports Medicine, and  Sigma Xi Scientific Horary Society. She has authored numerous scientific journal articles and has presented her work nationally. Her achievements include developing younger investigators by teaching skills which support a career in clinical medicine with academic research.