Meg Moorman, PhD, RN, CNE, WHNP-BC

Meg Moorman, PhD, RN, CNE, WHNP-BC

Community & Health Systems
FINE Director, Coordinator of MSN in Nursing Education Program, Clinical Associate Professor

Contact Information

Phone: 317-274-4352
Nursing W415, Indianapolis


PhD, University of Nevada Las Vegas
MSN, Drexel University Philadelphia
NP Certificate , Indiana University
BSN, Indiana University


Dr. Meg Moorman is a women's health NP and practiced clinically in Indianapolis for 25 years, both in obstetrics and women's health, before starting her career as a nurse educator at Indiana University in 2007. She has taught a variety of courses including obstetrics, women's health, community health, and nursing education. Her research is focused on nursing education, and specifically using arts and the humanities to teach both nursing and medical students. She has spoken nationally and internationally about the use of Visual Thinking Strategies in nursing education, which uses art to teach communication, observation, and listening skills to students. She has worked to develop the curriculum in the BSN and MSN programs and has received several awards for her teaching.

Selected Publications

Renbarger, K.M., Shieh, C., Moorman, M., Latham-Mintus, K., Draucker, C. (2020). Health care encounters of pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 42(8), 612-628.

Moorman, M. (2017). The use of visual thinking strategies and art to help nurses find their voices. Creative Nursing, 23(3), 167-171.

Hensel, D. & Moorman, M., (2017). Doctorate of nursing practice students' impressions of uses for visual thinking strategies. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 48(8), 365-368

Moorman, M. (2015). The meaning of visual thinking strategies. Humanities 4, 1. doi:10.3390/h40x000x

Moorman, M., & Hensel, D. (2015). Using visual thinking strategies in nursing education. Nurse Educator, 4(1), 5-6.

Jeffries, P. R., Bambini, D., Hensel, D., Moorman, M., & Washburn, J. (2009). Constructing maternal-child learning experiences using clinical simulations [Invited manuscript]. Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 38(5), 613-623.