Meghan Zacher

PSTC/DSI | Postdoctoral Research Associate

Meghan is a quantitative sociologist who studies health outcomes and behaviors. Her current work examines educational disparities in biomarkers of health risk, the utility of genetic measures as control variables in observational research, and the health trajectories of Hurricane Katrina survivors. Previously, she studied trends in tobacco use in Australia and evaluated the impacts of major tobacco control initiatives, including a nationwide policy that banned most elements of branding on tobacco packages.

Scholarly Interests

Health, Health disparities, Tobacco use, Education, Biomarkers, Genetics