Specialty: Family Medicine
Location: Klawock →
Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Melissa received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix, and her Masters in the Science of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Cincinnati.
She spent the early part of her nursing career in the lower 48. Before becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner and moving to Klawock, she worked as an RN in the emergency department at SEARHC Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital and was the assistant manager of the outpatient department. Melissa received a post-graduate certificate in Nursing Education and is certified by the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners – DOT/CDL physicals.
International Golden Key Society and Honor Society, University of Cincinnati.Special Interests:
Melissa’s professional interests are women’s health, colposcopy, prenatal and routine care. She also enjoys providing instruction on Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for medical providers and community members.
Personally, she enjoys subsistence activities with her family, as well as crafting, and kayaking. She is a member of Ducks Unlimited, and active in Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, and 4-H.