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Megan Jehn

Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Biography

Megan Jehn is a member of the global health faculty in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University. 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

 

  • Drain, P; Mock, C, Toole, D, Rosenwald, A; Jehn, M, Csordas, T, Ferguson, L, Waggett, C, Obidoa, C, Wasserheit, J (2016). The Emergence of Undergraduate Majors in Global Health: Systematic Review of Programs and Recommendations for Future Directions. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. Am J Trop Med Hyg 16-0687.
  • Cobos AJ, Nelson, CG, Jehn M, Viboud C, & Chowell G. (2016). Mortality and transmissibility patterns of the 1957 influenza pandemic in Maricopa County, Arizona. BMC Infectious Diseases, 16, 405. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1716-7.

  •  Zhong W, Kim Y, Jehn ML. (2015) Public Risk Perceptions and Preventive Behaviors during the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 9(2), 145-154.

  • Wilson, N, Jehn ML, Broatch, J. National projections of time, cost and failure in implantable device identification: Consideration of unique device identification use. Healthcare, 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hjdsi.2015.04.003i

  • Wilson N, Jehn M, York S, Davis CM. Revision Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Implant Identification: Implications for Use of Unique Device Identification. 2012 AAHKS Member Survey Results. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2014;29(2):251-255 2013

  • 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; 19(4):622-645.

  • Araz OM*, 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. 2013;80(9):1775-1781.

  • Araz OM*, Lant T, Jehn M, Fowler J. A new method of exercising pandemic preparedness through interactive simulation and visualization. Journal of Medical Systems. 2012; 36,(3):1475-1483

  • Araz OM*, Lant T, Fowler J, Jehn M. Simulation Modeling for Pandemic Decision Making: A Case Study with Bi-criteria Analysis on School Closures. Journal Decision Support Systems. 2013;55(2):564-575.

  • Araz OM, Jehn ML. A simulation model for policy decision analysis: a case of pandemic influenza on a university campus. Journal of Simulation. 2011; 5(2):89-100.

  • Hodge J, Lant T, Arias J, Jehn M. Building evidence for legal decision-making in real time: Legal triage in public health emergencies. Journal of Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2011;5:S242-S251

  • Jehn M, Kim Y, Bradley B*, Lant T. Community knowledge, risk perception and preparedness for the 2009 influenza A/H1N1 pandemic. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice. 2011;17(5): 431-438. PMC2966666

  • Wheeler C*, Erhart L, Jehn ML. Influence of school closure on the incidence of influenza among school-age children in Arizona. Public Health Reports. 2010;125(6):851-9.

  • Jehn ML. Psychosocial Factors and Racial Differences in Blood Pressure Dipping. American Journal of Hypertension. 2009;22(6):584.

  • Jehn ML and Brewis A. Paradoxical malnutrition in mother-child pairs: untangling the phenomenon of over- and under-nutrition in underdeveloped economies. Journal of Economics and Human Biology. 2009;7(1):28-35

  • Jehn ML, Brotman DJ, Appel L. Racial differences in diurnal blood pressure and heart rate patterns: results from the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (DASH) feeding study. Archives Internal Medicine. 2008; 168 (9): 996-1002.

  • Jehn ML, Guallar E, Clark JM, Couper D, Duncan DB, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC, Harris ZL, Pankow JS.  A prospective study of plasma ferritin and incident diabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2007; 165(9):1047-54.

  • Jehn ML, Reddy Patt M, Appel L, Miller ER.  One-year follow-up of overweight and obese hypertensive adults following intensive lifestyle therapy. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics.  2006; 19: 349–354

  • Jehn ML, Gittelsohn  JL, Treuth MS, Caballero B. Prevalence of overweight among Baltimore City schoolchildren and its associations with nutrition and physical activity. Obesity. 2006;14: 989-993.

  • Genkinger J, Jehn M, Sapun M, Rohm-Young D. Does weight status influence perceptions of physical activity barriers among African-American women. Ethnicity and Disease. 2006;16:78-84.

  • Jehn M, Clark J, Guallar E. Elevated serum ferritin and risk of the metabolic syndrome in US adults. Diabetes Care. 2004;27(10):2422-8.

  • Miller ER, Jehn ML. New High Blood Pressure Guidelines Create New At-Risk Classification: Changes in blood pressure classification by JNC 7. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2004 Nov;19(6):367-371.

  • Rohm Young D, He X, Genkinger J, Sapun M, Mabry I, Jehn M. Health status among urban african  american women: associations among well-being, perceived stress, and demographic factors.  J Beh Med. 2004; 27(1):63-76.

  • Miller ER 3rd, Erlinger TP, Young DR, Jehn M, Charleston J, Rhodes D, Wasan SK, Appel LJ.  Results of the Diet, Exercise, and Weight Loss Intervention Trial (DEW-IT). Hypertension. 2002;40(5):612-8

  • Jehn M, Appel LJ, Sack FM, Miller ER. The effect of ambient temperature and barometric pressure on ambulatory blood pressure variability. Am J Hypertens. 2002; 15:941-945

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)