Megan Williams, MSN, RN, FNP

Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Division Lead Faculty
Children’s Health


UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing
Carrington Hall, CB #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Office: 5101

Megan Williams, MSN, RN, FNP is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing (SON). She is currently serving as Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, her masters in nursing from Duke University and is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

She has extensive experience working with both pediatric and adult patients in diverse care settings – acute care, and primary care. She has held a number of practice roles prior to joining the School of Nursing at UNC in 2003, including Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) at Oxford Family Physicians, and FNP at Duke Medical Center. Her primary interests are in the care of the pediatric hospitalized patient, primary care, health promotion & prevention and in advancing nursing education both in the classroom and clinical settings. Currently, she practices as a FNP in the acute care after-hours clinic at UNC Campus Health.

Megan understands the value of giving back to the nursing profession. As faculty advisor for the UNC-CH Association of Nursing Students since 2007, she has mentored many of our emerging nursing leaders.  At the state level, in 2007 she took a leadership position in the North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) Triangle Region as the secretary. In 2008, she was appointed as the President-elect of the Triangle Region, and served as President from 2009-2011. Megan served from 2011-2013 as President-elect of NCNA, and is currently serving a two-year term as President of NCNA. At the national level, she has served as a NC delegate to the American Nurses Association (ANA), and was elected in 2010 to serve a 2-year term on the ANA Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics.

Megan lives in Chapel Hill, NC with her husband Durward Williams, Director of Strategic Alliances at Sportsendeavors, Inc. and her two children.