Megan Amaya

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First Name
Megan
Last Name
Amaya
Credentials
PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
Director, Health Promotion & 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 President for the National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities, Past-President for the Society of Public Health Educators Ohio Chapter, and former steering team member for the central region Healthy Ohio Business Council. She is a certified health education specialist.

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News

May 21, 2019

Telehealth – the use of communication technologies to provide healthcare services remotely – offers both patient convenience and a promising solution to the crisis of limited healthcare access in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) across the United States. Its use is spreading widely and, at The Ohio State University College of Nursing, we teach telehealth techniques across our curriculum, both on campus and online.

May 09, 2019

The National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NIH/NHLBI) has awarded a three-year, $1.2 million R01 grant to Michele Balas, PhD, RN , CCRN-K, FCCM, FAAN, associate professor in The Ohio State University College of Nursing.

Calendar

June 03, 8:00 a.m.
The Ohio State University Helene Fuld Institute for EBP
760 Kinnear Road
Columbus
OH
43212
June 03, 12:00 p.m.
James Cancer Hospital Solove Research Institute Lobby
460 W 10th Ave
Columbus
OH
43210