Melissa Moynihan has a BA Honours in Kinesiology from Western University, a BSc in Nursing from University of Toronto, and a MSN from UBC. Her thesis focused on revising a questionnaire to evaluate the readiness of youth with special healthcare needs to transition from pediatric to adult medical care. Melissa’s work has been featured at the AGM of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Her research interests include quantitative methods, measurement development, and adolescent health. Melissa’s doctoral research will be focused on sexually exploited youth.