Melanie joined the staff in 2020 bringing with her over 15 years of experience in Occupational Therapy in the Pittsburgh area in the hospital, specialized school system and homecare settings. Melanie graduated in 2004 from St. Francis University with her Bachelor’s in Psychology and in 2005 she received her Master’s in Occupational Therapy at St. Francis University.
Melanie is known for being an eternal optimist with a bright smile. She has the ability to find creative solutions to tailor each patient's specific need. When she is not working at ESSMC-Penn Hills, Melanie enjoys making fun family memories, traveling, biking, yoga, and volunteering in her community. Melanie is active in her church and serves as a Volunteer Firefighter in her hometown.