Melanie Jacobs, MSN, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
||210 Billy Mac Jones Bldg.
Prof. Jacobs is a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor at LSON, teaching undergraduate
intro level clinical and skills courses. The completion of her MSN with an emphasis
on nursing education builds on past experience in critical care, emergency, and transplant
nursing. Melanie’s particular interest in nursing education is the use of active
learning techniques in helping students to develop a focus that is truly centered
on the patient.
Prof. Jacobs received a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) from Arkansas Tech University
and a Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN) from the University of Memphis.
Prof. Jacobs’ household bleeds True Blue, as her husband, Dr. Eddie Jacobs, also teaches
at the University of Memphis in the engineering department. Outside of nursing department
activities, her interests include vocal music, literature, and paper crafts.