Melinda Haas, DNP, RN, FNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor

Melinda Haas.

School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
229 Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-8013


Melinda Haas is a clinical assistant professor for the UB SON. She received her BS in Nursing from St. John Fisher College and DNP from the UB SON. Currently, she is a family nurse practitioner at Village Pediatrics and Rheumatology, and her areas of interest include pediatric and adolescent care.


  • DNP, University at Buffalo
  • BSN, Saint John Fisher College
  • BA, SUNY Fredonia

Areas of Research

  • Pediatric and adolescent care
  • Primary and integrated care

Teaching Responsibilities

  • NFN 559 Family Theory: Theoretical Foundations and Perspectives
  • NGC 574 Advanced Health Assessment of the Child
  • NFN 560 Care of the Young Family
  • NFN 561 Care of the Mature Family
  • NFN 564 Care of the Complex Family

Professional Activities

  • Vice-President, Sigma Theta Tau, Gamma Kappa Chapter
  • Member, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Member, WNY National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Honors and Awards

  • Coletta Klug Award, University at Buffalo School of Nursing, 2015
  • Medical Resident Employee Choice Award, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, 2013
  • Employee of the Month, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, 2012



February 2019
Co-Primary Investigator
Barriers to Contraceptive Counseling in Pediatric Primary Care Practices in the Buffalo Metropolitan Area
Patricia Garman Award
Award Amount: $10,000