Melissa is an educator with over 20 years of experience in high school and community college settings. At Biointeractive, Melissa oversees the team’s assessment and course design efforts. She also works on multimedia resources for the website, professional learning for educators, and evaluation efforts for many facets of our work.
Before she began teaching, Melissa managed a research lab in the cardiology department at the University of Pittsburgh. She holds a master’s degree in chemical and life sciences from the University of Maryland and an EdD from Johns Hopkins University School of Education, where her doctoral work focused on inclusive teaching practices within introductory biology courses.