Megan Arbour, PhD, CNM

Megan Arbour is a married mother of 2 beautiful boys, was raised in Maine and is a graduate of Susquehanna University with a B.M. in Music Education. She is also a proud graduate of The Ohio State University, where she earned her Master of Science in Nurse Midwifery and her PhD in Nursing. She has practiced clinically in labor and delivery and as a certified nurse midwife for an under served population in Central Ohio. Dr. Arbour has a passion for teaching students and helping them to realize their goals. She is the Program Coordinator for the nurse midwifery program at UC’s College of Nursing.

 

Positions and Work Experience

2010 to Present, Assistant Professor, Clinical Nursing, The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Cincinnati, OH

2011 to 2013, Program Coordinator, Nurse-Midwifery Program, The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Cincinnati, OH

2008 to 2010, Adjunct Faculty, The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Cincinnati, OH

2007 to 2009, Certified Nurse Midwife, Columbus Neighborhood Health Centers, Inc. Columbus, OH

2006 to 2008, Graduate Teaching Associate, The Ohio State University College of Nursing Columbus, OH

2005 to 2006, Graduate Research Associate, The Ohio State University Hospital System Columbus, OH

2004 to 2007, Staff Nurse, Berger Health Systems Maternity Unit Circleville, OH

2003 to 2004, Graduate Administrative Associate, The Ohio State University College of Nursing Columbus, OH

Education

Institution: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH PhD 2008 Nursing

Institution: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH MSN 2005 Nurse Midwifery

Institution: Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA BS 2001 Music Education

Board Certifications & Licenses

State of Ohio CMN, NP

State of Ohio RN

State of Ohio Certificate to Prescribe

Research

2008 Dissertation entitled “An Innovative Strategy to Understand and Prevent Premature Delivery” successfully defended to The Ohio State University College of Nursing Faculty

2005-2006 Graduate Research Associate with The Ohio State University Hospital System.  Guided by Dr. Barbara Czerwinski, PhD, RN

2006 Research Residency with Pamela Salsberry, PhD, RN

2006 Research Residency with Elizabeth Corwin, PhD, RN

Publications

Arbour, M.W., Corwin, E.J., Salsberry, P., & Atkins, M. (IN PRESS). Racial differences in the health of childbearing- aged women. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing

Arbour, M.W., Corwin, E.J., & Salsberry, P. (2009). Douching Patterns in Women Related to Socioeconomic and Racial/Ethnic Characteristics. JOGNN,38, (577-585)

Corwin, E.J., & Arbour, M.W. (2007). Postpartum Fatigue and Evidence-Based Interventions. MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 32(4), 215-220.

Wood, M.J., & Atkins, M. (2006). Immersion in another culture: one strategy for increasing cultural competency. Journal of cultural diversity, 13(1), 50-54.

Conferences

2008 Presenter at Midwestern Nursing Research Society Meeting in Indianapolis

Honors and Awards

2006 RTCPR Training Grant, Phil Binkley, PI

2005 Nurse- Midwifery Advanced Practice Nursing Award: The Ohio State University College of Nursing

2004-2005 Certificate of Appreciation: World Gospel Mission for Honduran Nursing Mission

2004-2005 Advanced Education Nurse Traineeship: The Ohio State University College of Nursing

2004 Shining Star: Berger Health Systems

2002-2003 University Fellow: The Ohio State University

University Assistantship in Music Education: Susquehanna University

Service

2011 Treasurer of the Directors Of Midwifery Education group

2006 Represented College of Nursing at OSU Alumni Advisory Council meeting

 

 

 

 

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