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Keigwin School of Nursing

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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


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Melissa McRae

Melissa McRae, DNP, MBA, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor of Nursing; Director of Accreditation, Evaluation, and Analytics

Email address  mjohnso31@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-8938
Resume or CV  CV
Office location  BRCHS 122
Office hours  By appointment

Areas of Specialization

Pediatrics, Clinical Research, Patient Satisfaction and Leadership


  • DNP, Jacksonville University
  • MSN/MBA, Jacksonville University
  • BSN, University of North Florida

Professional Information

Melissa McRae is an Assistant Professor in the Keigwin School of Nursing within the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences at Jacksonville University.  She completed her BSN at the University of North Florida. She began her nursing career in Pediatrics at Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Melissa moved on to become a Senior Research Coordinator at Nemours Children’s Clinic focusing on pediatric asthma.  Melissa is a native of the Arlington neighborhood in Jacksonville Florida and returned to the area to complete her MSN/MBA and DNP at Jacksonville University. Melissa joined JU from her leadership position as the Director of Service Excellence, responsible for training focused on patient satisfaction, at Orange Park Medical Center.