Megan Weigel, DNP, is a nurse practitioner specializing in neurological care in Jacksonville Beach, FL, where she brings a unique integrative medicine and holistic nursing perspective to her practice, First Coast Integrative Medicine. She has been a Multiple Sclerosis certified nurse since 2005, and an NP for 18 years. She is also a board certified Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse.
She earned her doctorate of nursing practice from the University of Florida, where her research emphasis was on preventive healthcare. She was recognized as one of Jacksonville Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” and as an Outstanding Young Alumnus of the University of Florida in 2010, and as one of the “Great 100 Nurses of Northeast Florida” in 2015. She completed a fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona in the Fall of 2018, which complements her practice focus on wellness and holistic care.
She is the past-president of the International Organization of MS Nurses, serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of MS Care, and enjoyed years of service on the Healthcare Advisory Committee for her local National MS Society chapter. She is the co-founder of oMS Yoga, a non-profit organization that brings free yoga classes to people living with MS along the east coast. She is a yogi, surfer, runner, avid reader, writer, and enjoys her work in the neurology field immensely, especially educating people living with neurological issues and peers about the importance of wellness as an integral part of treatment. Megan is a wife and mother who understands the importance of one’s personal story, the search for meaning and the value of relationships.