Melinda has been in nursing and family medicine since 2002.
She helped us open our doors in 2003 as our very first nurse and staff member. In addition to being the lead nurse at LCM for many years, Melinda continues to teach LCM’s “Birth with a Midwife” Class along with Courtney Hasseman. Melinda has birthed her 3 babies with us, and has experience as a Neonatal Intensive Care nurse. She is a nursing graduate of Shenandoah University and a nurse-midwife graduate of Frontier Nursing University. She is the proud mom of Emma, Carson, and Molly, and proud wife of Battalion Chief Peter Rhoads, of Fairfax County EMS.