Melissa Bray, MSN, ED., BSN, RNC-MNN, PHN


Melissa has been working in obstetrical nursing for the past 22 years at a variety of facilities, from the small community hospital to a large urban obstetrical care unit, in the OR and as a charge nurse. Her current work as a Nurse Clinician began in August of 2013 at CentraCare, St. Cloud Hospital. Melissa was a finalist in 2016 for the March of Dimes “Nurse of the Year” and awarded the “Nurse of the Year in Women’s Health” in October of 2020.

Melissa is a part of the Molnlycke Speaker’s Bureau. She is a former Perinatal Expert Consultant with the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA), and serves on the MHA Perinatal Safety Committee. Melissa serves on the Minnesota Perinatal Quality Collaborative, Maternal Hypertension Subcommittee member and faculty, and the Maternal Mortality Review Committee through the Minnesota Department of Health. Melissa is a 2012 Graduate of Western Governors University with a Master’s in Nursing Education. She is a present member of ANA, AWHONN, MOLN, AORN, ASPAN and Sigma Theta Tau professional nursing organizations, and served as the AWHONN MN state chair in 2019-2020. She was featured in “The Call of Nursing” written by William Patrick.