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Melissa Teixeira

Associate Director of the Bachelor of Science in Health ScienceAdmin & Assistant Professor of Health Science

B.A., SUNY Stony BrookM.S. Ed., LIU BrooklynEd.D., (Courses in progress), LIU Post


Ms. Melissa Teixeira currently teaches at LIU Brooklyn the HS 300- The Introduction to Health Professions course for the Health Science program. Ms. Teixeira assists students in the Bachelor of Science in Health Science degree with academic advising and preparation for graduation. She joined the Division of Athletic Training, Health and Exercise Science from previously working in the Office of Student Development and Retention where she was an academic and career counselor, all at the LIU Brooklyn campus. Ms. Teixeira is a current Ed.D. student at LIU Post in the Education Leadership track and holds a Master of Science in Education for School Counseling from LIU Brooklyn. Her undergraduate degree is from SUNY Stony Brook with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology.


Recipient, LIU Brooklyn Career Services Administrator of the Year, 2013
Recipient, Outstanding Organization Advisor, 2017
Recipient, Student Veterans Organization Honoree, 2017

Professional Affiliations

Member, National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
Member, American Counseling Association