Megan Deitchler

Director, Intake Center of Dietary Assessment

Megan Deitchler has twenty years of professional experience in international nutrition research, program monitoring and evaluation, and project management. She leads the strategic direction and overall management of Intake.

Prior to leading the start-up of Intake, Megan worked on the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANTA) project, where she provided specialized technical assistance to international nutrition and food security programs. In this role, Megan went on to become the Deputy Director for Global Leadership, and oversaw the development, validation, and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools and methods; and managed a diverse portfolio of research activities. Prior to working on the FANTA project, Megan researched the impact of national micronutrient supplementation and fortification programs. She has a PhD in Public Health from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Tulane University.