Office: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
6 Silverstein Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 Telephone: 215-662-2856
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Melanie is a graduate from the University of Pennsylvania’s Tertiary/Acute care Nurse Practitioner Program in 1995. She is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner for the Department of Surgery – Cardiothoracic Surgery. She has practiced in a variety of critical care settings throughout her nursing career including Surgical Intensive Care, Interventional and Medical Cardiology as well as Electrophysiology. She has received the Nurse Practice Award, by the Pennsylvania Nursing Association.
Melanie’s future interests include research/development of preoperative education for both patients and their family’s as well as the management of the cardiothoracic surgery candidate.
University of Pennsylvania
Masters of Science in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
American Heart Association
Council on Cardiovascular Nursing
American Nurses Association
1983-1997 Board of Directors, Montgomery County District 25