Meghan is a Doctorate in Public Health candidate at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of
Public Health (HSPH). She was born in Atlanta, Georgia but as a military family member
grew up many different places across the country. Prior to HSPH she completed her
Masters in Public Health at Columbia University. Meghan graduated from the United
States Military Academy in 2007 with a Bachelors of Science degree and spent the
following six years as an active duty officer in the U.S. Army focused on human
resources and personnel logistics in the U.S. and abroad.
Her mission now is to improve cities by increasing access to economic, material, and
health resources for underserved communities. With over 10 years of military experience
developing and implementing strategies, building programs, and leading teams, she is
now focusing on ways to improve social and economic disparities in the United States
and abroad. She has worked for companies such as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer
Center, Columbia Innovation Lab, the Atlanta Beltline Partnership and Harvard
University, developing strategies and creative solutions that address health equity in the
United States. Meghan’s current military position as a Major in the Massachusetts
National Guard directs programs, training and victim advocacy around Sexual Assault.