Megan Amaya

Megan Amaya
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Clinical Track - Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
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.


May 11, 2022

Nurses have demonstrated unparalleled courage, compassion and care during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the face of the challenges of the last two years, there is much conversation about how the healthcare landscape can and must change. That may include an influx of men joining the nursing profession. A recent article from U.S. News & World Report says that, “Data from the U.S.

May 05, 2022

Ohio State report finds alarming trends, offers strategies and resources to help

A new report released today by The Ohio State University Office of the Chief Wellness Officer and College of Nursing reveals the level of burnout among working parents during the COVID-19 pandemic and the adverse consequences of that burnout for both themselves and their children.