Current Fellow

Melinda Hudson, MHA

Melinda Hudson,MHA Melinda Hudson received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and journalism from Boston University and recently graduated with a Master of Health Administration (MHA) from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. During her time at Tulane University, Melinda completed a six-month administrative residency at New Orleans East Hospital (NOEH) in New Orleans, Louisiana. As an administrative resident, one of her most notable projects was her work on the Emergency Department’s revenue cycle charge capture process. Melinda revised the pre-existing documentation process by consulting with the clinical and revenue cycle staff to conduct a root cause analysis of the situation in order to increase the department’s net revenue. Melinda also served as Vice President of Tulane University’s Healthcare Management Student Leadership Association (HMSLA), whose mission was to encourage students to build leadership skills that would help them excel in networking within the local New Orleans community as well as in the field of healthcare. Outside of work, Melinda is passionate about remaining involved with the local community. In 2014, she was Chair of Fundraising for the Out of the Darkness Walk benefitting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Contact Melinda at mmhudson@ucsd.edu