Megan is a data scientist whose work focuses on leveraging information and technology in the human services sector. Megan is particularly dedicated to working with public agency staff to integrate and transform data from a variety of sources to make data-driven decisions about service systems to improve person- and system-level outcomes. Megan is skilled in data lifecycle management, database application development, and technical project management. In addition to supporting clients with their data needs, Megan also has experience conducting evaluations of nonprofit organizations and human services systems, particularly related to public health programs and initiatives.
Prior to joining HSRI, Megan was a community health fellow at the Mat-Su Health Foundation, where her work addressed gaps and barriers to the provision of behavioral health care in Alaska’s Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Prior to that, Megan worked as an evaluation consultant on projects related to the provision of public health resources. Megan has volunteered as a foster parent with the Alaska Cat Adoption Team, and is currently a community organizer for the nonprofit technology group PDXTech4Good.
When not at work, Megan enjoys backpacking, gardening, and spoiling her cats.
- Master of public health degree from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
- Master of social work degree from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor