Staff: Megan Roberts, Ph.D.

Megan Roberts

Megan Roberts, Ph.D.

Former Fellow, Transitioned Outside of the Program

Cancer Prevention Fellow
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Megan Roberts, Ph.D., was a Cancer Prevention Fellow in the Behavioral Research Program.

Dr. Roberts earned a Ph.D. in Health Policy and Management from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health. At UNC, she was a Cancer Control Education Program predoctoral fellow. Dr. Roberts is interested in research that supports policies and clinical practices that reduce racial disparities in cancer prevention and treatment. Her dissertation research examined racial disparities in the uptake and use of a tumor gene-profiling test (Oncotype DX) that guides adjuvant treatment decisions for women with breast cancer.

Dr. Roberts' research interests include not only issues of access and cost of genetic technologies, but also communication about and implementation of genetic technologies in clinical care and prevention.

In August 2018, Dr. Roberts became an assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Current and/or past BRP mentors include William Klein.

Research Areas

  • Implementation science
  • Health services research
  • Precision screening and treatment

Selected Publications and Presentations