Megan Deichler

Associate Program Officer

Megan serves as the Associate Program Officer for Special Program Operations at the Helmsley Charitable Trust. In this role, she works cross-programmatically to identify new grant ideas for innovative health projects and manages current grants in the portfolio.

Prior to joining Helmsley in 2015, Megan worked for several years in the healthcare field supporting the work of a physician-researcher at NYU Langone Medical Center. During graduate school, Megan worked with NYU’s Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies on a longitudinal cohort study of HIV risk in NYC. While in college, she volunteered in Panama, Poland, and Ethiopia to support numerous grassroots organizations’ public health projects. 

Megan received her Bachelor’s degree from Manhattanville College where she studied biology and international studies. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from NYU. Megan volunteers with her local United Way and is a member of its health council.