ASHA Leadership and Recognition Committee Chairs Profile

Meagan Shipley

Clinical Associate Professor, Texas A&M University

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Area of Expertise/WSCC Component: Health Education/Teacher Preparation

Dr. Meagan Shipley received her PhD in Health Behavior from Indiana University in 2014. She joined the Department of Health & Kinesiology at Texas A&M University as a Clinical Assistant Professor, teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses in school and community health. She has updated several courses to incorporate high impact practices, which include service-learning, writing-intensive courses, capstone projects, and study abroad fieldtrips. In regards to service, she coordinates with the local animal shelter to provide an animal-assisted literacy program to elementary students in Bryan, Texas and has been featured on the news and in the local newspaper. Dr. Shipley is the faculty advisor for the health education honorary, Eta Sigma Gamma – Alpha Pi chapter, which has won the Chapter Excellence Award in 2018, 2019, and 2020 in recognition of their efforts in teaching, research, service, and advocacy. She also received the Dr. Robert Synovitz Emerging Professional Award from the American School Health Association in 2018. In September 2020, she was promoted to Clinical Associate Professor for exceeding her professional roles and responsibilities to the department, college, university, and field of health education/promotion.