Melissa Piasecki

Melissa Piasecki, M.D.

Executive Associate Dean; Professor

Summary

Melissa Piasecki, M.D., is the Executive Associate Dean and Professor of Psychiatry at University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. She 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, Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment and Conflict of Interest.

She also oversees several academic support units and functions including Savitt Medical Library, Office of Continuous Institutional Assessment, Office of Statewide Initiatives and Conflict of Interest.

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  • Suicide/Suicide Prevention

Education

  • 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)