Dr. Hillary Melchiors PhD, MPH, LCCE, CD(DONA)

Dr. Hillary Melchiors

Hillary Melchiors PhD, MPH, LCCE, CD(DONA) is a medical anthropologist, childbirth educator, birth doula, and writer in Evansville, Indiana where she lives with her partner and two children. She received her PhD in Medical Anthropology and Masters in Public Health from Case Western Reserve University and has practiced as a birth doula since 2014 when she founded the Doula Group of Evansville. She has served as a leader of the Evansville Birth Network and a member of the Southwest Indiana Breastfeeding Coalition, as well as serving on the DONA advocacy committee. In 2022, Hillary was appointed as the President-Elect of DONA International.  Her presidential term begins January 1, 2023.

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