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Melissa Cheng, M.D., M.O.H., M.S.P.H.

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Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 213-8841 Redwood Health Center
1525 West 2100 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
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(801) 213-4500 South Jordan Health Center
5126 West Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84095
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Specialties

Bio

Dr. Melissa Cheng joined the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health after her completion of residency in 2011. She graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine in 2008. She also has a Master of Health Science in international health with an emphasis on complex humanitarian emergencies from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2003 and Master of Occupational Health from the University of Utah in 2010. Dr. Cheng maintains a full spectrum occupational medicine practice and teaches residents and graduate students in occupational and environmental health. She is married with 2 young children, and enjoys reading, traveling, being outdoors and trying new foods.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Family and Preventive Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Occupational and Environmental Health
Board Certification American Board of Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Analgesics, Opioid
  • Accidents, Occupational
  • Occupational Medicine

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Family and Preventive Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Occupational and Environmental Health
Board Certification American Board of Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-5509 Rocky Mtn Center for Enviro/Occupational Hlth
391 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Melissa Cheng MD, MOH, MSH

Assistant Professor

Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational

and Environmental Health

Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine,

University of Utah

http://medicine.utah.edu/rmcoeh/

Dr. Cheng is an Assistant Professor (clinical track) at the University of Utah’s Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (RMCOEH). Dr. Cheng received a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Medical Technology. She earned her Masters in Health Science in the department of International Health with an emphasis on complex humanitarian emergencies at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Medicine. She earned her Medical Doctorate at the University of Utah and stayed for her internship in Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health residency. Her role at RMCOEH includes clinical care at the Occupational Medicine Clinic, teaching of residents and other graduate students, advancement of underprivileged students in the field of science, and research activities including work on the ongoing musculoskeletal cohorts and opioid medication usage among working populations. Her interest in teaching first started in Baltimore, MD where she taught sophomore chemistry in an inner city school. Later, she developed an appreciation for graduate level education while as a teacher’s assistant at Johns Hopkins University and at the University of Utah. In 2011, she was honored with the Paul S. Richards Scholarship for her outstanding work as a resident in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency University of Utah
Occupational Medicine
Resident
Graduate Training University of Utah
Occupational Health
M.O.H.
Internship University of Utah
Internal Medicine
Intern
Professional Medical University of Utah
Medicine
M.D.
Graduate Training Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
International Health
M.S.P.H.
Undergraduate University of Utah
Medical Technology
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Other

  1. Cheng M (2014). Evidence-Based Medicine: Determining Quality of Randomized Controlled Trials. AMA Guides Newsletter ((Aug 2014), pp. 3-5). American Medical Association.

Video/Film/CD/Web/Podcast

  1. Cheng M (2010). Elbow. ACOEM Practice Guidelines is an evidence-based guidelines that is the gold standard in effective treatment of occupational injuries and illness. Before starting residency I worked to help translate the printed version of the Guidelines material to Web format for the online version [Web]. American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Online Journal.
  2. Cheng M (2010). Forearm. ACOEM Practice Guidelines is an evidence-based guidelines that is the gold standard in effective treatment of occupational injuries and illness. Before starting residency I worked to help translate the printed version of the Guidelines material to Web format for the online version [Web]. American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Online Journal.
  3. Cheng M (2010). Hand. ACOEM Practice Guidelines is an evidence-based guidelines that is the gold standard in effective treatment of occupational injuries and illness. Before starting residency I worked to help translate the printed version of the Guidelines material to Web format for the online version [Web]. American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Online Journal.

Clinical Trials

Video & News