Melissa Greene, Northwest Mississippi Community College
Melissa L. Greene is the Biology Department Chair at Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia, MS. She earned her BS degree in biology from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN and her MS in life science from the University of Maryland. Her primary research focus was neuroanatomy, which she conducted at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. With 20 years of college teaching experience, she has extensive experience teaching Anatomy and Physiology lectures and labs, Introductory Biology for non-majors, and Biology for majors both in the classroom and online. She also advises students interested in pursuing careers in biology and the health professions and serves as the Coordinator of Natural Sciences Instruction.
Melissa is currently on the authoring team for Pearson’s Interactive Labs for Non-majors’ Biology and is the lead author of Laboratory Manual for Human Anatomy & Physiology: A Hands-on Approach, published by Pearson in January 2021. She is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) and the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. Her alma mater, Christian Brothers University, recently named her one of their top 150 alumni in 150 years. When not writing or teaching, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. Melissa actively supports the Memphis Oral School for the Deaf and serves on its Board of Directors.