Megan joined the CPC Learning Network as a Graduate Research Assistant in October 2022, while pursuing an MPH in Population and Family Health, with a certificate in Public Health and Humanitarian Action. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts. As an undergraduate, Megan worked on health disparities research in a Suffolk University lab and completed an independent study examining refugee mental health and policy implications. She also held community-based volunteer positions, including teaching English as a Second Language to Asian women survivors of domestic violence in the Boston area.
Prior to pursuing her MPH, Megan was a Research Technician with the National Center for Post-traumatic stress disorder: Women’s Health Sciences Division, where she provided research support on multiple studies examining mental health among U.S. Veterans. Megan’s main area of interest is in mental health and psychosocial support among refugee populations in humanitarian settings.