Melanie Wassel

Clinical Assistant Professor
Melanie Wassel
Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden
530 Federal Street
Room 338
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225-6321

DNP: Thomas Jefferson School of Nursing, 2013
MSN: Rutgers University—Camden, 2003
BSN: Rutgers University—Camden, 2001
Patient education
Patient activation
Complex patient care management
Geriatric nursing
Geriatric advocacy

Dr. Melanie Wassel is a board certified Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner with extensive geriatric and advanced practice nursing experience. Dr. Wassel has worked to increase geriatric knowledge and skills with pre and post licensure nurses and healthcare professionals for over a decade. more

Honors and Distinctions 

Professional Awards and Honors

2017 — Outstanding Nurse Educator Award, Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden

2013 — The Outstanding Practice Inquiry Project Award, Thomas Jefferson University

2013 — Nominee for AACN Excellence in Advancing Nursing Practice Award, American Association of Colleges

Professional Organizations 
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
American Society on Aging
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nurses, Eta Mu Chapter