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University of Mississippi

Melinda Wells ValliantMelinda Wells Valliant

Melinda Wells Valliant received a bachelor’s of science in nutrition, a master’s of science in exercise science and a Ph.D. in exercise science from the University of Mississippi. Her personal interests include promoting physical activity and good nutrition to people of all ages. She provides nutritional and fitness counseling to a variety of people. She is married to Stephen and has three children: Marty, a UM alumni; and twins Wells and Rebeka. In addition, her 82-year-old mother, Jane, lives with her.