Michelle Reams, MS(N), RN, PNP


Instructor of Nursing

E-mail: reamsmj@missouri.edu
Phone: 573.884.6990

S451 Sinclair School of Nursing
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

Nursing Specialty


Interest Area

Growth and development, breastfeeding, dermatology, infectious disease and immunization 


  • BSN, St. Louis University, St Louis, Mo.
  • MS(N), University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.

Bio and Professional Experience

Michelle has been practicing pediatric nursing since 2009. She has been a staff nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Urgent Care Center at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. She has also cared for adults and children in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit at MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Michelle is interested in all aspects of pediatrics, from well-child care to high-acuity critical patients. Michelle has also participated in and coordinated several medical mission trips to Honduras. 

Michelle completed her MSN with a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Specialty at MU in 2014.

Michelle was raised in St. Louis, MO. She enjoys traveling, swimming, and spending time with friends and family, including her husband and young son.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • N4720 – Nursing of Children
  • N3760 – Pediatric Nursing

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Clinical Teaching Award, December 2015, May 2016


  • Certified Pediatric Nurse 2012-present
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course 2010-present
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2009-present
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support 2009-present
  • Basic Life Support 2005-present