Melissa brings an impressive background in acute health care management to her position as a nurse practitioner at MAVI. In addition, she has prior experiences in emergency and critical care medicine. Her passion for providing patients and their families with the best possible health care experience and clinical outcomes has earned her top marks for patient satisfaction.

Melissa earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Fort Hays State University. She earned a Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Central Missouri in 2014. She is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She holds a professional membership to the Greater Kansas City Advanced Practice Nurses Association.

Melissa is married and has two children. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family.