Melia Formento

Associate Professor DNP, FNP-BC

Programs and Courses Taught

MSN Family Nurse Practitioner

MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Online

Pathphysiology - N619, Internship - N680L, Theoretical Foundations - N626 

About Me

Dr. Formento has been a professional nurse for over 20 years with a passion for teaching as well as providing care in rural and underserved communities. She has been a Family Nurse Practitioner for 18 years during which time she has worked in clinical services, administration, research, and education. 


Dr. Formento received a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Samuel Merritt University, Master of Science in Nursing from University of Hawaii, Post-Master Certificate in Health Information Technology from University of Colorado in Denver, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Hawaii Pacific University 

Teaching Interests

Information Technology, Nursing Theory, and Clinical Practice

Scholarly Interests

Information Technology

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society 

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Award for scholarly achievement and significant contribution to advanced nursing practice, 2018 

Outstanding Doctor of Nursing Practice Student Award in recognition of
outstanding leadership, service, and academic achievement, 2018