Biography

Megan C. McCoy's social work career includes 18+ years with Center in the Park (CIP), a nationally accredited senior center in Philadelphia where she has been the Director of Grant Research & Development for the past 12 years. Though she recently relocated to Oregon, Megan continues to serve in that capacity remotely and is also an adjunct instructor in Widener University's online MSW program where she has taught Social and Economic Justice I & II, and Methods of Social Work Research. In her role at CIP, Megan has been involved in several academic-community based research collaborations including serving as project manager for a 6-year NIMH funded randomized control trial testing the effectiveness of a behavioral activation intervention to treat depression in homebound African American elders lead by Thomas Jefferson University and Johns Hopkins University. Megan holds Masters degrees in Social Service (Clinical) and Law & Social Policy from Bryn Mawr College, and a BA in English from Temple University.