Megan Deichler

Associate Program Officer

Megan serves as an Associate Program Officer for the Type 1 Diabetes Program (T1D) at the Helmsley Charitable Trust. In this role, she helps manage the grants portfolio focused on global access to T1D care and insulin in low- and middle-income countries. Prior to joining the T1D team in 2018, Megan worked on Helmsley grants related to data-sharing, as well as prior priority areas including Basic Medical Research and Biomedical Research Infrastructure portfolios.

Before coming to Helmsley in 2015, Megan worked for several years in the public health field supporting a physician-researcher at New York University (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 holds a Master of Public Health degree in International and Community Health from NYU and a bachelor’s degree from Manhattanville College. Megan volunteers with her local United Way and is a member of its community impact council.