Megan Amaya

Megan Amaya
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Associate Clinical Professor
Director, Health Promotion and Wellness
148 Newton Hall
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1585 Neil Avenue
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Megan Amaya, PhD, CHES is Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing and Director of Health Promotion and Wellness at the Ohio State University College of Nursing. She leads a team that implements wellness strategy, programs and services for university students, faculty, staff and the state of Ohio community. Megan is co-director of the Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness undergraduate degree. She teaches courses in the program, including evidence-based practice and self-care approaches. Megan is principle investigator on multiple health and wellness research projects. Previous to her current role at Ohio State, she worked as the wellness coordinator for the city of Dublin, and was an adjunct instructor at several Columbus area universities for several years, teaching students tools and skills for healthy behavior change.

Megan currently serves as Past-President for the National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities and member of several university and College of Nursing committees. She is a certified health education specialist.


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