Adjunct Faculty
  • 2013, M.S.N. (Family Nurse Practitioner), Olivet Nazarene University
  • 1995, B.S.N., Loyola University of Chicago


Professor Melissa Long joined Olivet’s faculty in 2012. She has taught undergraduate nursing and courses for Olivet's Nurse Practitioner program.

Professor Long is a graduate from Loyola University Chicago's nursing program from 1995.  Before joining Olivet’s faculty, she was a certified critical care nurse, Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor and a leader in the Advocate System from 1995-present.  She became a board certified family nurse practitioner 2012 and has worked for Advocate Medical Group Cardiology, and Advocate Good Shepherd's Rapid Response Team.

She is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

She and her spouse, Andrew, have a daughter in high school and a son in medical school.