Melissa MacKinnon


Class Leader

Melissa MacKinnon, DNP, FNP-BC

Melissa has been a nurse practitioner since 2009. She earned her nursing degree in 2006 then went on to obtain her Master’s and Doctorate degrees from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. As an Advanced Practice Provider, she has worked in both primary care and ENT settings. In addition to being a class leader for ThriveAP, she is currently practicing in the primary care realm. Melissa is passionate about furthering the profession of the advanced practice provider and is truly devoted to helping patients feel their best. She has been a guest speaker for ThriveAP for several years and is thrilled to have a more permanent position. When she is not working, she is spending time with her husband, son, and their family and friends. As a true Colorado native, she enjoys all things outdoors. Melissa loves music, good food, traveling, exercising, laughing, and painting. 

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