Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Megan is a first year PhD student in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Her main areas of interest are in data driven policy advocacy, with an emphasis on health equity and justice, and information accessibility for all.
Originally from Minnesota, Megan received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Master of Public Health from UGA’s Department of Health Policy and Management. She is continuing her work as a Graduate Research Assistant at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government’s Department of State Services and Decision Support, focusing on evaluation of multiple Department of Juvenile Justice recidivism reduction grant programs. Megan has also worked as a research assistant on a number of projects across College of Public Health departments. When she’s not studying, you can find her outside, adventuring with her husband and two dogs.