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Megan  Winkler

Asst Professor

Assistant Professor

Faculty, Behavioral/Social/Health Educ

Dr. Winkler is a population health scientist and former clinician. Her research elucidates multilevel contributors to chronic preventable health challenges with particular interests in obesity, retail food environments, employment conditions, and health equity. Leveraging a variety of methods and methodologies, including qualitative, epidemiologic, and complexity science approaches, she has aimed to understand the contextual contributors and underlying complexity of formidable population health challenges to identify key opportunities for addressing them.

Dr. Winkler received her PhD in Nursing from Duke University and completed her post-doctoral training as a T32 and K99 postdoctoral scholar at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.

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1518 Clifton Road

Atlanta , GA 30322


Phone: 404-727-9634

Fax: 404-727-1369


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Areas of Interest

  • Health Disparities
  • Health Promotion
  • Obesity Prevention
  • Public Health Policy
  • Social Determinants of Health


  • BSN 2006, Indiana University
  • MSN 2010, University of Virginia
  • PhD 2016, Duke University