Melissa Pérez, RN, M.S., WHNP-BC is a clinical instructor at the Connell School of Nursing. She is a women's health nurse practitioner and graduate of Boston College's master's program. Pérez currently works at Boston Medical Center in labor and delivery. In that role she monitors and provides obstetrical and gynecologic care for antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum women on a high risk unit, and works with emergency medical residents in collaborating patient-centered care to an underserved female population. Previous to that position Pérez worked in labor and delivery in The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Pérez comes to the clinical instructor role with experience in global health. She led a group of students to Honduras, in 2008, where she facilitated discussions and reflections to help strengthen faith. She has also travelled to the Dominican Republic and Peru as a global volunteer.