Megan Brown, PhD

Job title: 
Postdoctoral Scholar

Meg Brown, PhD is a postdoctoral scholar through a joint partnership between Bixby Center and Pathfinder International. In this role, her applied research with Pathfinder’s Women-Led Climate Resilience team examines connections between reproductive health, gender equity, and climate resilience with the goal of generating pathways to more effective programming and policies. She has her PhD in medical/environmental anthropology from Southern Methodist University, where her Fulbright-funded dissertation research examined connections between reforestation strategies, health, and resilience in Costa Rica. At SMU’s Center for Global Health Impact, her work focused on leveraging low-cost digital technologies to improve health, including using virtual reality to enhance skill development among Zambian gynecologic surgery trainees. She has an MA in anthropology from SMU, a MSc in global health policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a BS in public health from the University of South Carolina.