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Meghan Woo

Pronouns: She/Her

Senior Research Scientist
Meghan is a trained mixed methods evaluator with 15 years of experience leading research and evaluations projects in the areas of maternal and child health and health equity.

She is a results-oriented project director with expertise overseeing all technical and administrative aspects of federal projects. She has expertise in qualitative research methods, program evaluation, performance measure development, facilitating technical expert panels, and providing evaluation technical assistance to lay audiences. 

Meghan currently leads the Health Equity Assessment Leveraging Performance Measurement Enhancements in the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (HEAL-PM) project for the Health Research Services Administration (HRSA). This project examines how to better capture the structural and social determinants of health and incorporate a health equity framework into the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) performance measures. She also serves as TA task lead for HRSA’s Maternal Health Portfolio Evaluation and Capacity Building Support project. In this role she provides evaluation and data capacity building TA activities for HRSA’s State Maternal Health Innovation awardees.

Prior to joining NORC, Meghan was an adjunct professor at Tufts University where she taught a course entitled, “Women and Health”.



Harvard University


Harvard University


Tufts University

Honors & Awards

National Cancer Institute’s Harvey Fineberg Fellow in Cancer Prevention | 2007 - 2008

Harvard School of Public Health

Julie E. Henry Maternal & Child Health Scholar | 2006 - 2007

Harvard School of Public Health

Presidential Award for Citizenship and Public Service | 2001

Tufts University

Omidyar Scholar | 2000 - 2001

Tufts University

Project Contributions

Maternal Health Portfolio Evaluation and Capacity Building

A large-scale, mixed-methods evaluation of HRSA’s Maternal Health Portfolio


Health Resources Services Administration

Community-Engaged Research on Gambling in Massachusetts

Understanding the impacts of gambling and sports betting on communities in Massachusetts


Massachussetts Gaming Commission