16185-McHenry, Megan

Megan S. McHenry, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

705 Riley Hospital Drive
Rm 5853

Indianapolis, IN 46202


Megan S. McHenry, MD, MS, FAAP is a pediatrician and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Disease and Global Health at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. McHenry's research focuses on early childhood development in children living in resource-limited settings. This work is frequently aligned with community-engaged research and dissemination and implementation science frameworks. She primarily conducts research in collaboration with the Academic Model for Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) Research Network in Kenya. Dr. McHenry’s research program is supported by multiple grants through the National Institutes of Health.  


Dr. McHenry is also the Director of Pediatric Global Health Education and a co-Director of the Morris Green Physician-Scientist Development Program at Indiana University School of Medicine. In additional to global health lectures, she also educates residents and students on early childhood development, basic biostatistical techniques, research methodologies, and research ethics. She mentors multiple pediatric fellows, residents, and medical students interested in early childhood development within global contexts.  


For more information about her research program and educational initiatives:

Global Health Simulation Trains Pediatricians to Better Care for Patients August 2023

Walk together: McHenry leads reciprocal innovation in Kenya, Indiana June 2023

Grants Enable AMPATH Neurodevelopmental Research to Improve Care December 2021

Pediatric faculty member earns NIH award to expand research January 2019

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Co-Director, Morris Green Physician Scientist Development Program
  • Director of Pediatric Global Health Education
  • Education
    2017 FEL Children's Health Services Research Fellowship, Indiana University School of Medicine
    2017 MS Indiana University
    2015 RES Pediatric Residency, Indiana University School of Medicine
    2011 MD Indiana University
    2007 BS Xavier University
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2022-05-01
    Org: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
    Desc: Alpha Omega Alpha
    Scope: University
    Date: 2015-01-01

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