Megan C. Roberts

Megan C. Roberts, PhD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, Assistant Professor in the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and Director of Implementation Science in Precision Health and Society at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy



PhD
Assistant Professor
Cancer Prevention and Control

Area of interest

Megan Roberts is an assistant faculty member in the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy and the Director of Implementation Science in Precision Health and Society at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. She conducts implementation research in genomic medicine to improve the equity of cancer treatment and screening. Her research has largely focused on the implementation of genomic medicine, disparities in access to genomic medicine, risk communication, and the impact of policies on implementation of research, clinical and public health practices. Dr. Roberts is a participant in the National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine’s Genomics and Population Health Action Collaborative. She holds a PhD in Health Policy and Management from UNC and completed her post-doctoral work with the Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program at the National Cancer Institute in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences.

Awards and Honors

2018, Gene Orringer Junior Faculty Career Development Program (TraCS KL2) Scholar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2018, Collaborative Research Award for Fellows in Training, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, The National Cancer Institute

2017, Fellows Award for Research Excellence, National Institutes of Health

2017, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program Merit Award, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, The National Cancer Institute

2017, Trans-fellowship Research Award, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, The National Cancer Institute

2016, Trans-fellowship Research Award, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, The National Cancer Institute

2015, Jean G. Yates Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Department of Health Policy and Management, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

2015, Delta Omega Honorary Society of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

2011, Catalyst Award, Screening and Compound Profiling Department, GlaxoSmithKline

2011, Catalyst Award, Screening and Compound Profiling Department, GlaxoSmithKline

2010, GlaxoSmithKline Bronze Award, for significant scientific contributions to a drug discovery program, GlaxoSmithKline

2003-2007, Bonner Scholar, Bonner Scholarship Program, Davidson College

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