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Meghan Work, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Health
School of Health Sciences and Practice

Office: Skyline, Room 2N-F05
Phone: (914) 594-2830
Email: mwork@nymc.edu 

  • Ph.D. in Epidemiology, Columbia University
  • M.P.H., Columbia University
  • B.A. in Biology & Society, Cornell University

Dr. Work is a recent faculty member at New York Medical College, beginning her appointment with the College in October of 2021.  Previously, Dr. Work has spent the last eight years working as an epidemiologist, researcher, and medical affairs professional in the pharmaceutical industry, with positions of increasing responsibility at Bayer and Daiichi Sankyo, focusing on oncology drug products. Prior to her pursuit of her Ph.D., Dr. Work was employed as a healthcare consultant and strategist in the New York City and Boston areas.

As a Ph.D. student, Dr. Work assisted in the instruction of Master's students at Columbia University, teaching introductory and advanced epidemiology courses, as well as cancer epidemiology. She was awarded predoctoral fellowships by the National Institutes of Health in both Cancer Prevention and in Translational Sciences. Dr. Work completed her dissertation research focusing on the risk of breast cancer biomarkers and received her Ph.D. in 2018.

Dr. Work has also served as an adjunct faculty at Montclair State University in New Jersey, teaching epidemiology to undergraduate students.


  • TL1 Clinical and Translational Sciences Award - 2011-2012
    • National Institutes of Health
  • T32 Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Grant - 2007-2010
    • National Cancer Institute, Cancer Prevention Fellow