Melissa Ehmke
Melissa Ehmke, MSN, RN, CLC, BLS-I, NLRSC Director

Assistant Teaching Professor

219 Seton Hall
College of Nursing, South Campus

Phone: 314-516-7518
Fax: 314-516-7093

Melissa Ehmke, MSN, RN, CLC is currently an Assistant Teaching Professor and the Director of the Nursing Learning Resource and Simulation Center (NLRSC) for the College of Nursing at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL). She has over 20 years of experience in multiple healthcare educational settings. Ehmke has a strong background in simulation lab facilitation, educational methodologies, community education, and leadership. In addition to her simulation lab duties, she has special interests in women’s health and community. She is a current member of Sigma Theta Tau, INACSL, and SSH, along with certification as a lactation counselor and CPR instructor.


  • MSN-Education - University of Missouri- St. Louis
  • BSN - Deaconess College of Nursing/Chamberlain

Teaching Areas

  • Pathophysiology
  • OB
  • Fundamentals

Research Interests

  • DNP project- poverty simulation
  • Women's Health
  • Community

Honors and Awards

  • Excellent Preceptor Award
  • The August A. Busch III and Family Scholar recipient


  • Sigma THeta Tau
  • Phi Kappa Phi