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Associate Professor, School of Nursing, UNC-CH

Megan Williams is a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Nursing. She earned her associate’s degree from Peace College, a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, master’s in nursing from Duke University, and is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. An experienced higher education professional, Dr. Williams earned her doctorate in education from UNC-CH School of Education in 2017 with a concentration in Curriculum & Instruction.

Dr. Williams is a skilled practitioner in Adult & Pediatric Primary Care & Acute Care and currently practices part-time at UNC-CH Campus Health. She is the past president of the North Carolina Nurses Association (2013-2015), a member of the NCNA Triangle Region, a member of the National League of Nursing, and the faculty advisor for SHAC Nursing. Her primary clinical expertise focuses on pediatric and adult primary care and care of the pediatric hospitalized patient. Dr. Williams’ research focuses on nurse leadership, nursing workforce initiatives, and nursing education.

The UNC School of Nursing began a collaboration with the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Oskar Jandl Hospital on San Cristobal Island, Galapagos, and Ecuador’s Ministry of Public Health in 2016 to assess and address professional development needs. Dr. Williams, alongside Ashley Leak Bryant, received a Center for Galapagos Studies Seed Grant for their Academic-Practice Partnership for Professional Development (ADAPT) study to address these needs.

Research Projects

Academic-Practice Partnership for Professional Development (ADAPT)