Melanie Walker

Respiratory therapist Melanie Walker now works at Children’s Hospital helping NICU patients with breathing needs.

Respiratory therapist was once a neonatal intensive care unit patient

Melanie Walker knows was once a patient in Vanderbilt’s neonatal intensive care unit. Today, she’s a respiratory therapist at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Melanie Walker started life in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Now she works there helping tiny babies breathe.

“I could be an example that there is a way to get better.”