Melissa received her undergraduate education at Southern Oregon University and Oregon Health Sciences University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1997. She went on to receive her Masters of Science in Nursing at University of Portland in 2004.
Her medical experience includes working as an RN of the neurology/stoke unit and labor and delivery unit at Salem Hospital, and then in the birthing center at Willamette Valley Medical Center. She returned to school for her master’s degree from 2001-2004, and then began her practice as a family nurse practitioner at Women’s Health Care. With the opening of Aviva Aesthetics, Melissa looks forward to offering her skill and expertise in the area of injectables.
Melissa is currently licensed in Oregon as an RN and FNP and maintains nationally recognized certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.