Megan Amaya

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Megan Amaya Portrait
First Name
Megan
Last Name
Amaya
Credentials
PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
Director, Health Promotion and Wellness
Address
148 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

Megan Amaya, PhD, CHES is Assistant 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 Health and Wellness Innovation in Healthcare undergraduate health promotion 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, Co-Chair for the Health Enhancement Research Organization’s Engagement Committee, and member of several university and College of Nursing committees. She is a certified health education specialist.

News

December 01, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio – At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic when the nation went into lockdown, medical intensive care nurses and diabetes nurse practitioners partnered with a multi-disciplinary team at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to develop a new way to care for COVID-19 patients with high blood sugar.

November 18, 2021

Jane E. Heminger Hall will serve as a gateway to Ohio State’s health sciences campus

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today formally approved Jane E. Heminger Hall as the name of the new building under construction for Ohio State’s College of Nursing.