Faculty Profile

Megan Arbour, PhD, CNM, CNE, FACNM

  • Nurse-Midwife
  • Associate Professor
  • Course Coordinator
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Megan W. Arbour, PhD, CNM, CNE, FACNM earned her degrees in midwifery and nursing at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. After practicing clinically for several years in Columbus, OH, Megan followed her passion for educating future midwives and served as an Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OH for roughly 9 years. Dr. Arbour has served as the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) Chair for the Committee for the Advancement of Midwifery Education, a capacity in which she influenced midwifery education policy across the country. In 2014 Megan chaired the ACNM taskforce that wrote Master’s Competencies for Midwifery Education, and then chaired the ACNM Sleep and Safety Taskforce. The Sleep and Safety Taskforce developed and received approval of a position statement addressing sleep and safety for midwives and midwifery students across the country. Dr. Arbour is passionate about working with students and developing new ways to disseminate curriculum, in ways that work for students. Trauma-informed pedagogy and neurodiversity and disability as diversity are passions of Dr. Arbour. In collaborative teams with midwifery and nursing faculty throughout the country, she has an extensive scholarly presence with presentations and publications in many peer-reviewed journals on topics that pertain to innovation in nursing and midwifery education, with a particular focus on nursing education.

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