Melissa Maidlow Brown is a graduate of the University of Michigan (BA ’93) and currently lives in Kalamazoo, MI with her family. She is a physical therapist and owns a telehealth physical therapy company. She also teaches as an adjunct instructor at Western Michigan University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy School. She and her husband, Bob and have two teenagers. Their daughter Maggie is a freshman at U of M, and their son Owen is a high school sophomore. Owen is allergic to both peanuts and treenuts. Melissa is passionate about advocating for individuals who have food allergies.