James Madison University

PHOTO: Melissa Leisen

Melissa Leisen, - MSN, AE-C, RN

Pediatric Course Coordinator

  • Office: Burruss 112
  • Phone: 540-568-1675
  • Email: leisenmc@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4305
    820 Madison Drive
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • MSN George Mason University
  • BSN Eastern Mennonite University

Professional Interests:

  • Child health and wellness
  • Childhood chronic illness care
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Child and adolescent mental/behavioral health


  • November 24-28
    Thanksgiving holiday
  • December 8-12
    Final examinations
  • December 13
    Commencement begins at 10 a.m. in the Convocation Center.
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