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Megan Pendagast, BA

PA Research Program Manager

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Megan Pendagast, BA


Megan is responsible for managing the administrative component of the research education program, which includes Research I-III, the PA student thesis, public relations pertaining to PA student research efforts, and the development and implementation of long-term sustainability plans.

Megan came to the Yale Physician Associate Program from the Yale School of Management, where she was the Program Coordinator for the Executive Education Department. In this role, she supported the curricular and operational aspects of in-person and online programs, including interdepartmental communication and client-facing interactions. Prior to that, she acted as an Account Coordinator and Editorial Coordinator where she gained valuable insight into developing and executing continuing medical education programs created specifically for physician assistants and nurse practitioners in accordance to accreditation standards. Megan is a graduate of Rider University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with minors in Criminal Justice and Gender Studies.

In her spare time, Megan enjoys reading, creative writing, and bike riding.

Education & Training

  • BA
    Rider University, English (2013)

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