Triple Board Faculty

Melanie BronfinMelanie Bronfin, JD

Current Positions:
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology
Assistant Coordinator, BrightStart Initiative

Phone: (504) 228-0988
Fax: (504) 988-4264

Education and Training:
Yale University l981 B.A.
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude
Tulane University School of Law 1985 J.D.
Honors: Tulane Law Review, Order of the Coif, Magna Cum Laude

Years at Tulane:
Since 2005.

Research Interests:
My primary interest is in the area of public policy affecting children. In particular, my work involves the Louisiana BrightStart Initiative, a federally funded effort to assist states in developing a comprehensive system for early childhood, encompassing five critical components: mental health and social-emotional development, access to health insurance and medical homes, child care, parenting education and family support.


1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112