Director, Science Communication at the International Food Information Council Foundation
Megan Meyer is Director, Science Communication at the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation. Megan is committed to communicating science-based information to media, health professionals, outside organizations, and consumers on topics related to nutrition and health. Her responsibilities at the IFIC Foundation include developing educational materials, analyzing the current media landscape, and connecting stakeholders and the public to stimulate conversations and solutions surrounding food and nutrition related issues.
Megan has a BS in Biology from Loyola University Maryland as well as a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her graduate research investigated the role of nutritional antioxidants in the nasal response to influenza infection. Coupling her training in basic scientific research with her passion for science communication, Megan serves as science liaison through writing and presenting food and nutrition related topics and materials to various audiences.