Originally from Georgia, Megan joined UVA Health in 2014 as an editor. She attended the University of Georgia, where she studied journalism with a focus on newspapers. She worked as a reporter for several weekly and daily newspapers before beginning her career in marketing.
Outside of work, she enjoys teaching group exercise classes, spending time with her two rescue dogs, and checking out new places around Charlottesville.
Posts by Megan Davis
10 Steps to a Lower Blood Pressure
High blood pressure increases your risk for heart attack and stroke. Find out if your blood pressure is high and use these 10 tips to lower it.
Surviving a Stroke: Larry’s Story
The UVA Medical Center Stroke Team gave tPA, a clot-dissolving drug, just 19 minutes after Larry arrived at UVA through the Pegasus medevac helicopter. Watch his story.
Living Well With Stage 4 Cancer: Drema Robertson’s Story
Drema Robertson is likely to lose her life to cancer. For her and others with life-threatening illnesses, considering all areas of well-being — psychological, social and spiritual, in addition to physical — can mean better quality of life.
5 Ways to Help Kids Build a Healthy Body Image
From airbrushed photos of fashion models to unnaturally muscular action figures, children and teens are constantly exposed to unrealistic images of what their bodies should look like. As a result, children as young as 5 and 6 could start to develop body image issues.
Who Lives Well? Understanding What Makes People Flourish
While some people thrive throughout their lifetimes, other struggle. [caption id="attachment_8502" align="alignright" width="222"] Peggy Kern, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, researches well-being.[/caption] Peggy Kern, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, wants to know why. Her research seeks to answer fundamental questions she posed to UVA…