Senior Research Fellow
Megan conducts research at the nexus of law and emerging health technologies, such as innovative informed consent tools, genomics and health data regulation. She is a 2021 Dyason Fellow, holds a University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grant, and works closely with the University’s Centre for Digital Transformation of Health. She was previously Managing Editor of the Consumers and Communication Group at Cochrane based at La Trobe University, where she contributed to systematic reviews of shared decision making, medical communication and consumer engagement. She has also worked in law publishing at the Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel (Victoria).
Megan has published widely including on dynamic consent, data breach notification laws and clinical decision-support tools. She holds a PhD in the humanities (University of Melbourne, 2000) and a first-class honours degree in law (La Trobe University, 2014), for which she was awarded the Supreme Court Prize. Megan was admitted to practice as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2017.
Other School and University Responsibilities
- Management Committee, Future Health Today project, Department of General Practice
Memberships and Affiliations
- Member, Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law
- Member, Australasian Law Academics Association