Megan Douglas is a licensed attorney, a faculty member and a health policy researcher at Morehouse School of Medicine. She is the Interim Director of the Health Policy Leadership Fellowship at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI), Associate Project Director for Health Information Technology Policy in the National Center for Primary Care (NCPC) and Instructor in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine. Megan received her law degree from Georgia State University (GSU) College of Law with a focus on health care law and policy. She was a joint fellow with the SHLI Health Policy Leadership Fellowship program and the Georgia Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders (LEND) program at GSU. Megan is course director for the Health Policy and Advocacy rotation offered to Morehouse School of Medicine medical students and residents, which teaches them about the policymaking process and ways to leverage clinical experience to inform policy. Her research interests include developing and evaluating state and federal policies for their impact on health equity. Her work has been published in journals such as the American Journal of Public Health, the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Psychiatric Services and the Learning Health System Journal. Megan serves on the Advisory Committee for the Disparities Interest Group of AcademyHealth, the Advisory Council for the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) and the Community Advisory Council for the Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University.lth care use with much of her research focused in the area of breast cancer screening and outcomes.

Involvement at AcademyHealth:

  • Committee Members - 2018 Annual Research Meeting