Megan conducts research at the nexus of law and emerging health technologies, such as innovative informed consent tools, genomics, clinical decision support and health data regulation. She was a 2021 Dyason Fellow and was awarded a 2021 University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grant for research on genomics and digital health. Megan is a member of the HeLEX research programme and works closely with the University's Centre for Digital Transformation of Health. She previously worked with Cochrane contributing to systematic review of informed consent, health communication and consumer engagement.
Megan has published widely including on dynamic consent, data breach notification laws and clinical decision-support tools. She teaches at Melbourne Law School in the JD and Masters programmes as well as in breadth subjects at the University of Melbourne. 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. She has also worked in law publishing at the Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel (Victoria).
The Melbourne JD
Other School and University Responsibilities
Memberships and Affiliations
- Member, Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law
- Member, Australasian Law Academics Association
- Member, Advisory Board, Stem Cells Australia