Megan Hebdon

Dr. Megan Thomas Hebdon
PhD, DNP, RN, NP-c Assistant Professor

NUR 3.440

Area:
Advanced Practice Nursing Research Tenured/Tenure Track
Expertise:
Chronic Disease/Disability Family Health Family Nursing Practitioner Gerontology/Aging Health Disparities Palliative Care/Hospice Resilience/Mindfulness

Dr. Megan Thomas Hebdon is an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. Her research focuses on family caregiving, with specific emphases on financial well-being and Millennial caregivers. She has been a nurse for seventeen years, and a nurse practitioner for eleven years. Her practice areas have primarily been in oncology and primary care. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Purdue University, where she focused on cancer survivorship, and her PhD in Nursing from the University of Arizona, where she focused on caregivers of Latinas with breast cancer. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Utah in Cancer, Caregiving, and End-of-Life Care. While there, she examined the experiences of working hospice caregivers, LGBTQ+ caregivers, supportive care needs of hospice caregivers, and stress experiences of Millennial caregivers. As a caregiver, she is passionate about accessible and timely interventions to support stress management and promote well-being in this population.