Megan Fowler, MSW, LCSW
Maternal and infant attachment
African American pre/post natal obstetric care
Postpartum mood disorders
Megan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Nashville, TN. She is currently a professor at the University of Tennessee, where she teaches Interpersonal Practice with Adult Individuals and Anti Oppressive Social Work Practice at the MSW level. In addition to her adjunct role, Megan has extensive experience as a hospital social worker at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville and Montefiore Medical Center in The Bronx, NY in the NICU and PICU settings. At Vanderbilt Medical Center, she served as the Student Program Coordinator and supported students in their second year and Advanced Standing internship placements. During her time in the DSW Program at Penn, Megan also worked as a Tier 3 Mental Health Specialist for a charter school in Nashville.
Megan’s research interests are focused on the maternal-to-infant attachment process. She is completing her dissertation research in the NICU at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, examining the relationship between maternal and infant characteristics associated with the NICU journey for babies between the gestational ages of 24-36 weeks.