Dr. Megan Winegarden

Associate Professor of Nursing, Interim Graduate Nursing Program Director


As a Registered Nurse (RN) for over 42 years, I formerly served as BSN Program Director at USF, Matthew 25 Medical Clinical Coordinator, in two different hospitals as Intensive Care Inpatient Unit Director and in multiple bedside nursing experience is in a variety of adult intensive and critical care inpatient units. As an Air Force (AF) wife, I followed my husband and lived overseas until he retired from the AF. I have 3 grown children each born on a different continent and 5 great grandchildren. I am a Pro-life advocate and an active member of Shepherd By The Lakes Lutheran Church-LCMS.

Areas of Interest

  • Quality nursing education
  • Connections of nursing education to practice
  • Advocacy for Nurses and Nursing