Publications in VIVO

Ivers, Melissa Faculty Member


Ivers received her dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009. She completed her residency at UNM in 2010 where she focused on dental surgery and all aspects of comprehensive dentistry. She joined the faculty in 2010 and was named the director of faculty practice in 2012.

Research Interests

Ivers works with UNM’s Center for Reproductive Health as a consultant for their nitrous oxide research project. She was involved in the clinical aspect of treating patients with diabetes and studying the effects of their hemoglobin A1Cs after dental treatment. She is interested in working with HIV-positive and AIDS patients and seeing how comprehensive dental care might affect patients’ viral load and CD4 count.