Piasecki, Melissa

Melissa Piasecki, M.D.

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Senior Associate Dean, Institutional Affairs


Melissa Piasecki, M.D., completed her residency in Psychiatry at University of Vermont and a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at University of Hawaii. Dr. Piasecki teaches medical students and residents as well as physicians in practice and legal professionals. Her research is in implicit attitudes and she has edited and co-edited texts on Correctional Psychiatry, communication skills and Problem Based Learning.

Dr. Piasecki is the Faculty LCME Accreditation Lead for UNR Med. She also oversees several academic support units and functions including Savitt Medical Library, Statewide Initiatives, Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment and Conflict of Interest.


  • Medical School: Washington University at St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Washington University at St. Louis
  • Residency: University of Vermont, Burlington (Psychiatry)
  • Fellowship: University of Hawaii (Forensic psychiatry)