Melissa is the staff athletic trainer, and has been practicing for over 5 years. She has earned a Masters in Sports Medicine and completed a residency program at Emory Sports Medicine. She currently works at Emory University Orthopedic and Spine Hospital as a clinical and surigcal assistant to Dr. George Guild. She has worked with Olympians, professional athletes, US Soccer youth teams, college and high school atheltes. She specializes in returning athletes to play after an injury or surgery.