Melissa Chavarria is a DO-PhD Candidate at Michigan State University, and is from Sussex County, NJ and Aguada, Puerto Rico. She received her B.A. in Anthropology from Rutgers University, and M.S. in Biomedical Sciences at Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. She is the Spanish Coordinator at the East Lansing site. Melissa is interested in Developmental Pediatrics and Medical Immunology. A fun fact about her is that she plays roller derby.