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Megan Jehn

Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Biography

Megan Jehn, Ph.D., M.H.S. is a member of the global health faculty in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University. She also holds affiliate appointments at the Global Institute for Sustainability and the ASU Decision Theater. Dr. Jehn received her Ph.D and M.H.S. degrees from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Clinical Epidemiology with a specialization in Nutritional Epidemiology. Dr. Jehn teaches courses in epidemiology, global health and quantitative research methods. 

Research Interests

My research interests include the application of quantitative research methods and technological innovations to improve public health emergency preparedness. 

Publications
  • Wilson, NL, Jehn, ML, York S, Davis CM. Peri-operative Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasy Implant Documentation and Identification Practices: Implications for Use of Unique Device Identification in Orthopedic Surgery. J of Arthroplasty (2014).
  • Zhong W, Kim Y, Jehn ML. Modeling dynamics of an influenza pandemic with heterogeneous coping behaviors: case study of a 2009 H1N1 outbreak in Arizona. Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory (2013).
  • Araz O, Jehn ML. Improving public health emergency preparedness through enhanced decision-making environments: A simulation and survey based evaluation. Journal of Technological Forecasting and Social Change (2012).
  • Zhong, W., Lant, T., Jehn, M., & Kim, Y. Pandemic influenza simulation with public avoidance behavior. Simulation for Public Inquiry (2012).
  • Megan Jehn. A prospective study of plasma ferritin and incident diabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. American Journal of Epidemiology (2006).
  • Megan Jehn. Does weight status influence perceptions of physical activity barriers among African-American women. Ethnicity and Disease (2006).
  • Megan Jehn. Prevalence of overweight among Baltimore City schoolchildren and its associations with nutrition and physical activity. Obesity (2006).
  • Megan Jehn. Elevated serum ferritin and risk of the metabolic syndrome in US adults. Diabetes Care (2004).
  • Megan Jehn. New High Blood Pressure Guidelines Create New At-Risk Classification: Changes in. J Cardiovasc Nurs (2004).
  • Jehn, Megan. Utility of blood pressure monitoring outside of the clinic setting. (2002).
  • Megan Jehn. Results of the Diet, Exercise, and Weight Loss Intervention Trial (DEW-IT). Hypertension (2002).
  • Megan Jehn. The effect of ambient temperature and barometric pressure on ambulatory blood pressure variability. Am J Hypertens (2002).
  • Megan Jehn. One year follow-up of overweight and obese hypertensive adults following intensive lifestyle therapy. Journal Human Nutrition and Dietetics (0).
Research Activity
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASM 201Epidemics and Outbreaks
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
ASB 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 100Introduction to Global Health
ASM 201Epidemics and Outbreaks
ASB 443Cross-Culturl Stds Global Hlth
ASB 452Commnty Partnrshps Global Hlth
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 100Introduction to Global Health
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 790Reading and Conference
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 100Introduction to Global Health
ASB 191First-Year Seminar
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
SSH 590Reading and Conference
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
SSH 593Applied Project
SSH 790Reading and Conference
ASB 790Reading and Conference
SSH 792Research
ASB 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 100Introduction to Global Health
ASM 201Epidemics and Outbreaks
ASB 300Food and Culture
SSH 403Cross-Culturl Stds Global Hlth
ASB 443Cross-Culturl Stds Global Hlth
SSH 593Applied Project
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 100Introduction to Global Health
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 790Reading and Conference
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SSH 484Internship
ASB 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
ASB 497Honors Colloquium
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
SSH 590Reading and Conference
ASB 590Reading and Conference
SSH 591Seminar
ASB 592Research
SSH 593Applied Project
SSH 790Reading and Conference
ASB 790Reading and Conference
SSH 792Research
ASB 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ASM 201Epidemics and Outbreaks
ASB 300Food and Culture
SSH 403Cross-Culturl Stds Global Hlth
ASB 443Cross-Culturl Stds Global Hlth
SSH 593Applied Project
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SSH 484Internship
SSH 492Honors Directed Study
SSH 493Honors Thesis
SSH 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
SSH 590Reading and Conference
SSH 593Applied Project
SSH 790Reading and Conference
SSH 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SSH 100Introduction to Global Health
ASB 100Introduction to Global Health
SSH 484Internship
SSH 492Honors Directed Study
SSH 493Honors Thesis
SSH 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
SSH 590Reading and Conference
SSH 593Applied Project
SSH 790Reading and Conference
SSH 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 100Introduction to Global Health
SSH 593Applied Project
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SSH 484Internship
SSH 492Honors Directed Study
SSH 493Honors Thesis
SSH 494Special Topics
SSH 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 584Internship
SSH 590Reading and Conference
SSH 591Seminar
SSH 593Applied Project
SSH 790Reading and Conference
SSH 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
SSH 294Special Topics
SSH 484Internship
SSH 492Honors Directed Study
SSH 493Honors Thesis
SSH 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 584Internship
SSH 590Reading and Conference
SSH 593Applied Project
SSH 790Reading and Conference
SSH 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 100Introduction to Global Health
SSH 100Introduction to Global Health
SSH 493Honors Thesis
SSH 499Individualized Instruction
SSH 593Applied Project
SSH 790Reading and Conference
SSH 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
Presentations
  • Wilson, N and Jehn, ML. Implant Documentation and Identification Practices In Orthopedic Surgery: Implications for Use of Unique Device Identification. Academy of Health (Jun 2013).
  • Jehn, ML. Bringing Modeling to your Public Health Department - Why You Should Listen Decision Support and Modeling Resources for States and Local Public Health Departments. Institute of Medicine Panel- Public Health Preparedness Summit (Mar 2013).
  • Kim Y, Zhong W, Jehn M, Lant T. Public Risk Perception during the Novel H1N1 Flu Pandemic. Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) (Nov 2011).
  • Jehn M, Lant T. Community knowledge, risk perception and preparedness for the 2009 influenza A/H1N1 pandemic. T. he 3rd North American Congress of Epidemiology (Jun 2011).
  • Lant T, Hodge J, Arias J, Jehn ML. Building evidence for legal decision-making in real time: Legal triage during declared emergencies. Keeneland Conference (Mar 2011).
  • Jehn, M. Improving Public Health Preparedness Through Enhanced Decision-Making Environments: Lessons Learned from Preparing for and Responding to the Novel Influenza A H1N1 Pandemic. Simulations and Exercises for Educational Effectiveness (U-SEEE) CDC Review Committee Meeting (Sep 2010).
Honors / Awards

Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Classroom Performance, ASU, 2012-13

Zebulon Pearce Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, ASU, Nominee, 2012

Service
  • Consortium for Universities in Global Health, Instititional Representative (2016-present)
  • Global Health, Approach Head (2012 - Present)
  • American Heart Association, grant reviewer (2014)
  • Global Health Brigades, Faculty Advisor (2014 - Present)
  • Sundevils for Public Health, Faculty Advisor (2013)
  • ASU Pandemic Planning Committee, committee member (2012 - Present)
  • ASU Student Red Cross Club, Faculty Mentor (2012 - Present)
  • ASU Pandemic Planning Medical Subcommittee, committee member (2013)
  • IMS Health Foundation, executive board member (2009 - 2010)
  • Search Committee, Evolutionary Medicine, committee member (2014)
  • Search committee, Mathematical Epidemiology, committee member (2014)
  • CLAS Committee on Committees, Member (2012 - 2013)
  • Executive Committee, Member (2012 - 2013)
  • Grad Committee, Member (2012 - 2013)
  • SHESC, Global Health Approach Head (2012 - 2013)
  • Admissions Committee, member (2010 - 2011)
  • Global Health Admissions Committee, member (2010 - 2011)
  • Personnel Committee, Member (2010 - 2011)
  • MPH Program Committee, member (2010 - 2010)
  • Admissions Committee, member (2009 - 2010)
  • Graduate Program Committee, member (2009 - 2010)