Megan Winkler graduated in 2006 with a BSN from Indiana University. After practicing in the Neonatal Intensive Care setting in Indiana and Virginia, she returned to school and received her MSN from the University of Virginia, graduating from the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program (’10). Following, Megan became the lead pediatric nursing faculty at Lynchburg College as an Assistant Professor of Nursing and also maintained an active committee membership in her local chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. Megan’s research interests involve health inequalities among women and adolescent girls, and her current work focuses on obesity among African American women and adolecent girls.
Research/Clinical Practice Area: Jonas Veteran Healthcare – Health Inequalities among Women and Adolescent Girls
Dissertation: Mother-Daughter Relationship Influences on Dietary Practices of African American Adolescent Girls