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Meghan Kathleen Mattos

Assistant Professor
Scholar
Unit: School of Nursing
Department: School of Nursing
Office location and address
McLeod 4010
202 Jeanette Lancaster Way
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
PhD - University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, 2016
Health Equity Certificate - University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, 2016
MSN - Clinical Nurse Leader, University of Virginia School of Nursing, 2009
BA - History & Religious Studies, University of Virginia, 2006
Biography

Meghan Mattos' research focuses on the prevention and treatment of cognitive impairment in Appalachian adults, particularly those living in rural areas with limited access to care.

Dr. Mattos practiced clinically in both acute and critical care settings prior to pursuing her PhD, which is where she developed her research interests in gerontology, cognitive health, and health equity. Her continued commitment to providing care to underserved and aging communities drives her research, clinical, and teaching interests.

NR-Interprofessional Home-Based Medical Care and Education Program Serving Rural Adults Living with Dementia
Source: Virginia Commonwealth University
July 01, 2020 – June 30, 2021
NUIP 3311: Research, Ethics, Advocacy, and Leadership: Quality, Safety, and EBP
Credits: 3
REAL II seminar provides foundational & theoretical principles of research/scholarship, ethics, advocacy/roles, and leadership. Nursing students will integrate quality and safety principles with leadership while using evidence-based practice (EBP) to inform practice change, support an ethical climate and optimal care environment, and foster a culture of innovation, high performing care delivery and continuous learning environment.
NUIP 3330: REAL III (Evidence-Based Practice, Research Utilization)
Credits: 3
REAL III seminar provides foundational & theoretical principles of research/scholarship, ethics, advocacy/roles, and leadership. Nursing students use evidence-based practice (EBP) to inform practice change, support an ethical climate and healthy work and optimal care environment (HWE), and foster a culture of innovation, high performing care delivery and continuous learning environment.
NURS 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–3
Independent study in Nursing
GNUR 9110: Research Practicum I
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the student with opportunity to develop and refine research skills by participating in an ongoing research study. Students should plan on devoting 8 hours a week for each 9110 credit enrolled each semester. Students must register for GNUR 9110 for a total of 4 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and advisor.
GNUR 9998: Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
Students register for GNUR 9998 concurrently with course work until the dissertation proposal is successfully defended. Credits from non-topical research are not counted in the total program hours of credit. Prerequisite: Permission of faculty advisor.
GNUR 9999: Dissertation Research
Credits: 3–12
A culminating experience that requires the student to plan and implement a research study of significance. Prerequisite: Permission of dissertation chair.

Jonas Salk Fellow, Jewish Healthcare Foundation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2011-2012

Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar, Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, 2011-2013