Melissa Saftner

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Michigan

Award Date: Dec 18 2011

MS, University of Michigan

Award Date: Apr 30 2009

BS, Nursing, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Award Date: Aug 5 2005

BS, United States Military Academy

Award Date: Jun 2 2001

Research Interest Keywords

  • Adolescent and young adult health
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • global health
  • Confidence for Birth


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