Meena received her education at Creighton University, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology in 1979. She continued her education at Washington University earning her Doctor of Medicine in 1983. Dr. Murugappan’s post-graduate education includes internship and residency at Barnes Hospital, clinical research registrar at Royal Marsden Hospital, London, England, and fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine at Washington University. Murugappan is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Meurugappan is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, and the American Sleep Disorders Association.