Megan grew up in southwest Florida. She attended the University of Florida in Gainesville for her bachelor’s degree in women’s studies. She went on to the Vanderbilt School of Nursing in Nashville, Tennessee for her combined Master of Science degree in nurse midwifery and family nurse practice. Megan participates on the American Midwifery Certification Board committee that writes and constructs the national certification exam for nurse midwives. She is also a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives committee on health information technology.
In her practice, Megan enjoys forming trusting partnerships with women and their families and empowering them to make informed decisions about their care. She is interested in both pregnancy and well-woman care, particularly nutrition, preventative health and care of adolescents. Megan has worked as a midwife in a freestanding birth center and as clinical faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Her experience in both natural childbirth and higher risk pregnancy has resulted in a special appreciation for helping women in a variety of circumstances have satisfying birth experiences.
Megan enjoys running, vegetable gardening and biking as often as possible, and appreciates less frequent opportunities to go hiking and backpacking, as well.