Melanie Murchison FNP-C, holds a Master’s degree from Texas State University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Texas Tech University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She also holds a Bachelors in Business Administration, with emphasis in Management and Marketing, from Angelo State University. Melanie has gained most of her nursing experience in surgical and cardiac critical care; and most recently Pain Management. Before joining Integrated Pain Associates, Melanie worked at the VA hospital in Temple, TX for 3 years where she committed herself to serving our veterans. She is dedicated to patient centered care and takes time in developing an individualized care plan for every patient with their input and active involvement. She is an active member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau, Honor Society of Nursing. Melanie was born and raised in Round Rock, TX before marrying her high school sweetheart, Steven. After living most of her adult life in West Texas, she is happy to settle back in Central Texas, closer to extended family. Most of her time is spent enjoying family time with her husband and two children; taking their camper to new parks, spending days on the lake, or just relaxing at home.