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Melissa R McMillen, CTRS

Melissa R McMillen, CTRS

Contact Information

700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-8635


Melissa McMillen has been in the field of Therapeutic Recreation since 1989. She currently serves as Therapeutic Recreation's Clinical Leader here at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Melissa has extensive experience within many diverse pediatric and adult settings including: addiction, mental health disorders, obesity, eating disorders, wellness and prevention, community based/schools, and gerontology. Her professional experience provides her patients, families and staff with extensive knowledge and support in the field of Therapeutic Recreation.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Addiction, Rumination, Mental Health Disorders

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Rumination Syndrome

Education and Training

Undergraduate School

  • Kent State University
    Date Completed: 08/31/1989


  • Clinical Therapies

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 12/18/2006

Professional Experience


  • Traditions Nursing Home


  • Shepherd Christian Schools


  • Ohio State University Hospitals


  • Riverside Methodist Hospital


  • Timothy B. Moritz Forensic Unit

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • National Council for Therapeutic Recreation, Member
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000