Megan Meyer, PhD

Senior Director, Science Communications

Megan Meyer, PhD is the Senior Director, Science Communications at IFIC where she leads creative communications strategies focused on food production, food safety and nutrition. In addition, Megan has written for outlets such as HuffPost and Wired and has been interviewed in The Washington Post, NPR and USA Today.

Megan has a BS in Biology from Loyola University Maryland as well as a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her PhD research looked at the role of nutritional antioxidants on an individual’s immune response to influenza. Prior to working at IFIC, Megan worked at Spectrum Science, a science communications agency, managing projects for healthcare and pharmaceutical clients.

But she’s not always doing #scicomm work! In her spare time, Megan loves a good DIY project (kombucha and gardening are her current go-to’s), being outside as much as possible and cooking something tasty for her family and friends.

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