Chatham University

Nursing Faculty and Staff

Meigan Robb, PhD, RN

Meigan Robb, PhD, RN

mrobb@chatham.edu
Assistant Professor
Hometown : Kittanning, PA
Joined Chatham : 2013

Academic Areas of Interest

Innovative pedagogy, Student engagement, Graduate nursing education, E-learning

Biography

Meigan Robb is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Chatham University. She has taught a variety of theory courses at the baccalaureate, master and doctoral levels. Throughout her professional role as a nurse educator she has focused on exploring innovative methods for engaging students in the learning process. Meigan has added to the body of knowledge regarding this topic through a variety of professional publications and presentations.

Education

  • PhD - Nursing, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • MS - Nursing Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • AAS - Nursing, Butler County Community College
  • BS - Community Health, Slippery Rock University

Publications

  • Robb, M. (2014). Effective classroom teaching methods: A critical incident technique from millennial nursing students’ perspective. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 10(1), 301-306.
  • Robb, M., & Shellenbarger T. (2013). Promoting digital citizenship in the technology classrooms. Teaching Professor, 27(8), 1,4.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2013). Pinstructive ideas: Using a social networking bulletin board for nursing education. Nurse Educator, 38(5), 206-209.
  • Robb, M., & Gerwick, M. (2013). Team teaching: A resource guide for nurse educators. Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 8(3), 78-82.
  • Robb, M. (2012). The learner-centered syllabus. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 43(11), 489-490.
  • Robb, M., & Shellenbarger, T. (2012). Using technology to promote mobile learning: Engaging students with cell phones in the classroom. Nurse Educator, 37(6), 258-261.
  • Robb, M. (2012). Self-efficacy with application to nursing education: A concept analysis. Nursing Forum, 47(3), 166-172.
  • Robb, M. (2012). Managing a large class environment: Simple strategies for new nurse educators, Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 7(2), 47-50.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2011). Cell phones in nursing education: R u kidding? Western Pennsylvania Hospital News, 9, 6.
  • Robb, M. (2008). Hyperphosphatemia in renal failure. RN, 71(12), 26-31.

Awards

  • Twenty-Seventh Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, recipient, selection based upon strong academic credentials and potential for excellence in teaching and research, awarded by Indiana University of Pennsylvania School of Graduate Studies and Research, 2013
  • Twenty-Sixth Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, recipient, selection based upon strong academic credentials and potential for excellence in teaching and research, awarded by Indiana University of Pennsylvania School of Graduate Studies and Research, 2012
  • Faculty Recognition Award for Teaching Associates, recognized for exemplary classroom instruction and service to the university community, awarded by Indiana University of Pennsylvania Center for Teaching Excellence, 2012
  • 1st place College of Health and Human Services, Poster Presentation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Graduate Scholars Forum, 2012
  • 1st place College of Health and Human Services, Poster Presentation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Graduate Scholars Forum, 2011

Organizations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing - Treasurer Chi Zeta Chapter

Presentations

  • Robb, M. "Fork in the Road". Invited faculty presentation, Chatham University DNP Nursing Program On-Campus Residency, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2014.
  • Robb, M. "Clinical Reasoning: Demystifying the Role of the Nurse Educator." Keynote address, UPMC Schools of Nursing 6th Annual Best Practices in Nursing Education Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2014
  • “Taking the ZZZZs out of Nursing Professional Development.” Workshop with Teresa Shellenbarger, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF at The 8th Annual Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of Association for Nurses in Professional Development (ANPD) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, December 2013.
  • “Promoting eHealth Literacy: Advancing College Students’ Health.” Poster presentation with Teresa Shellenbarger PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF at Poster presentation at The National League for Nursing Summit, Washington, DC, September 2013.
  • “Perceptions of Effective Teaching Methods: A Critical Incident Technique.” Poster presentation at The National League for Nursing Summit, Washington, DC, September 2013.
  • “The 411 on Using Cell Phones in Nursing Education.” Workshop with Teresa Shellenbarger PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF at the West Virginia League for Nursing Workshop, Flatwoods, West Virginia, May 2013
  • “Pinnovative Ideas for Online Nursing Education.” Podium presentation with Teresa Shellenbarger PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF at the 2013 AACN Hot Issues Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, April 2013
  • “Academic Integrity in Online and Technology Rich Environments.” Panel discussion at Technology Day, College of Education and Educational Technology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania, January 2013
  • “Going Mobile: GR8 Strategies for Using Cell Phones in Nursing Education.” Post summit workshop with Teresa Shellenbarger PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF at The National League for Nursing Education Summit, Anaheim, California, September 2012
  • “Self-Efficacy and Integration of Technology into the Teaching Role: A Case Study.” Poster presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International and the National League for Nursing Innovations in Nursing Education Research Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 2012
  • “Millennial Learners and Educational Engagement: An Integrative Review.” Poster presentation at Indiana University of Pennsylvania 2nd Annual Graduate Scholars Forum, Indiana, Pennsylvania, April 2012
  • “R U Serious? Welcoming Cell Phones in the Classroom.” Workshop session at Technology Day, College of Education and Educational Technology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania, January 2012
  • “OMG: Encouraging Texting in the Classroom.” Poster presentation with Teresa Shellenbarger PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF at Drexel University Nursing Education Institute, Atlantic City, New Jersey, June 2011
  • “Self-Efficacy with Application to Nursing Education: A Concept Analysis.” Poster presentation at Indiana University of Pennsylvania 1st Annual Graduate Scholars Forum, Indiana, Pennsylvania, April 2011
  • “An Integrative Review of the Concept Self-Efficacy in Narrowing the Theory-Practice Gap.” Poster presentation at Eastern Nursing Research Society 23rd Annual Scientific Sessions, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2011