Megan J. Eagle
Megan J. Eagle, MSN, MPH, FNP-BC
University of Michigan School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482
Scholarly Expertise / Activity
- Health disparities
- Maternal child health
- Chronic disease
- Group care models
- Latino and immigrant health in the United States
Since 1995, Megan Eagle has been providing primary health care services to underserved populations. She has done research on the health care needs of uninsured adults in Washtenaw County, the adaptability Group Prenatal Care models to the family practice setting and on strategies for addressing maternal mortality in rural areas. She has served as a clinical preceptor to adult and family Nurse Practitioner students and also supervised clinical placements for students from the Schools of Social Work, Pharmacy, and Medicine. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Current Research Grants and Programs:
- Addressing the risk of maternal mortality in rural Ecuador: IRWG faculty seed grant.
Ms. Eagle teaches graduate students in the Primary Care Nurse Practicioner programs. She also leads two elective seminars on Global Health for undergraduate and graduate students. She has developed field experiences for students interested in Global Health in Quito, Ecuador. Ms. Eagle also teaches Health Promotion to undergraduate nursing students. In the classroom and when teaching and training health professionals and families in Ecuador, Ms. Eagle creates learning environments where the knowledge and experiences participants bring to the classroom are valued and become the foundation of new knowledge.
Affiliations / Service
- Association of Clinicians for the Underserved, 1997-present (Executive committee, 1997-2003)
- Member, American College of Nurse Practitioners
- Member, Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners
- Member, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
Notable Awards / Honors
- Preceptor Gold Star Award, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, 2008
- Nightingale Award for Nursing: Advanced Nurse Practice, Oakland University School of Nursing, 2006
- Excellence in Clinical Practice, Sigma Theta Tau, Rho Chapter, 2003
- National Health Service Corps Scholar, 1992-1995
- MPH, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2013
- MSN, University of California, San Francisco, 1995
- BA, Brown University, Providence, RI, 1988
- Marvicsin, D., Eagle, M., Munro, M., Harlow-Rosentraub, K., Pohl, J. Lessons learned from examining after hours call patterns in two nurse-managed health centers (In press).
- Lori, JR, Livingston, L, Eagle, M, Rominski, S, Nakua, E, Ageyi-Baffour, P. (2014). Rural origin and exposure drives Ghanian midwives” reported future practice. African Journal or Reproductive Health. 18(3): 84-89.
- Marvicsin, D., Boucher, N., Eagle, M. (2013). Youth bullying: implications for primary care providers. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.