Melanie Long, FNP-BC
Melanie Long, FNP, BC obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 1996 and her Master of Science in Nursing degree in 1998 from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN. She is board certified in Family Practice by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She was a critical care Registered Nurse in the medical/surgical/neurosurgical intensive care units at Holston Valley Hospital in Kingsport, TN. She then practiced Internal Medicine from 1998 to 2001 before joining Athens Pediatrics in 2001 where she is now the owner.
She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Gamma Beta Phi Honor and Service Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, and was recognized for having the overall highest GPA in the Family Nurse Practitioner program in 1998. While working in Pediatrics, she has been actively involved in the education of new nurse practitioner students.
Melanie lives in Athens, TN with her daughter, Hailey, and enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.