Megan is a senior research assistant working at the centre under the primary supervision of Professor Hall. She has a background in psychology, and is trained in both quantitative and qualitative research methods. Her involvement with the centre to date has included large-scale epidemiology research on cannabis use in Australian young people using the National Household Drug Survey; conducting qualitative analysis of the experience of e-cigarette users, family members of addicted individuals, and interviews with addicted individuals themselves; and has been responsible for the management of the production and editing of the annual report and website content. She has also been involved in evaluating e-mental health app programs to reduce risky drinking, and participated in discussions about current policy and potential changes to drinking lock out laws, alcohol tax, and the legalisation of recreational marijuana use.

Megan completed her PhD through UQ School of Psychology, focusing on modern transitions and understandings of adulthood.