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MELANie Wright, WHNP

Dr. WertheimMelanie is a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northern Virginia Community College in 1988 and began work as a Registered Nurse. She has worked in almost every specialty, including Medical, Surgical, Oncology, and Critical Care. In 1991 she followed her passion and focused on women’s health. She worked in Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, and NICU for more than 20 years. While working, she continued her studies in health care, graduating with Honors from Charter Oak State College in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health with a focus in Wellness. She became a Nurse Practitioner after earning her Masters in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University in 2011, graduating with highest honors. Melanie also teaches nursing at Northern Virginia Community College, precepts Nurse Practitioner students, and teaches childbirth education.

She believes in empowering women by educating them about their health. Melanie has also studied various forms of complementary medicine and believes in a holistic approach to wellness. Melanie is certified in Reiki, therapeutic touch, and has studied Wise Women Herbalism. In her spare time, Melanie enjoys reading, gardening, yoga, hiking and camping with her husband, and spending time with her daughter.

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