Dr Melyssa Roy


Melyssa is a medical doctor by training and is currently a PhD candidate in the Departments of Medicine and Nutrition, at the University of Otago. She has an interest in novel aspects in nutrition and exercise, such as whole-food approaches to diet, intermittent fasting, and high intensity interval training. Melyssa also has an interest in educating medical students, and has been involved in teaching at Otago Medical School for several years. Outside of work, Melyssa has a family of three children, likes to go for coffee, run, cook, ride horses, watch movies, grow vegetables and read.