Sheila Melander DSN, ACNP-BC, FCCM, FAANP
Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies
Memphis, TN 38163
Sheila Melander, received her undergraduate and masters degree from the University of Evansville, in Evansville Indiana. She then received her PhD from the University of Alabama Birmingham. She holds an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner degree which was obtained from Vanderbilt University. She began at the University of Tennessee at Memphis in July of 2003. Her focused area is cardiovascular nursing. Dr. Melander's teaching responsibilities include working with the Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students in the DNP acute care track.
She is an active member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN), NONPF, Sigma Theta Tau, and is a Fellow in the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), and also in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is as well active in the advance practice group of AACN, SCCM and American Academy of Nurse practitioners. Dr. Melander is currently serving as President for the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties. She will serve a 2 year term from April 2014 through April 2016. She as well is currently practicing 1 day per week as an acute care NP in an interventional cardiology practice in Pasadena, CA.