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Megan Foster Friedman

Deputy Director, Youth Policy Lab

Megan Foster Friedman is the deputy director for the Youth Policy Lab, focusing on maternal and infant health issues. Prior to joining the Youth Policy Lab, Megan was a senior healthcare analyst at the Center for Health and Research Transformation at the University of Michigan, where she conducted analyses of health care policy and health coverage trends in Michigan and nationally. Megan previously served as a a David Bohnett Public Service and Leadership Fellow in the office of Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and as a legislative aide for U.S. Senator Patty Murray. She holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and a B.S.F.S. in International Politics from Georgetown University. Outside of work, Megan enjoys cooking, gardening, traveling to new places, and exploring Michigan’s natural beauty with her husband, Nate, and their dog, Murphy.

Educational Background

  • Master of Public Policy, University of Michigan
  • BSFS in international politics, Georgetown University