University of Vermont

College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Amy O'Meara

Amy M. O'Meara, DrNP, WHNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing

Amy O'Meara Office: 203 Rowell
Phone: (802) 656-3830

Dr. O’Meara is a women’s health nurse practitioner at Planned Parenthood of Northern New England and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Dr. O’Meara completed her MS at Boston College in 2006 and her DrNP at Drexel University in March of 2014. Her dissertation was entitled Simulation Learning Modalities among Nurse Practitioner Students using Herpes as a Case Exemplar. She has a strong interest is reproductive health care and creative learning modalities that encourage student engagement. She is currently studying for her Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner certification with UVM. She teaches in the undergraduate, graduate, and RN to BSN programs.


DrNP, Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, 2014
M.S., Boston College, William F. Connell School of Nursing, Women's Health Nursing, 2006
B.A., California State University, Anthropology/Paleopathology, 1994

Selected Professional Experience

Nurse Practitioner, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England. December 2010 - present.

Nurse Practitioner, Lake Champlain Gynecologic Oncology Center for Women's Health and Wellness, South Burlington, VT. June 2008 - December 2010.

  • Provided well-woman and surgical and medical gynecologic oncology care consistent with the role of a mid-level provider.

Clinician, Planned Parenthood of Northeast Pennsylvania, Hazleton, PA. January 2007 - June 2008.

  • Worked independently as the only center clinician diagnosing and treating gynecological issues, performing annual and problem visits, prescribing necessary treatments and medications, and referring as indicated.

Visiting Nurse, Family Service of Greater Boston, Boston, MA. August 2005 - March 2006.

  • Visited women during the prenatal and postpartum periods to assist with teaching, skills, life management and health issues.

Medical Assistant, MGH Fertility Clinic, Boston MA. November 2004 - October 2005.

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