Our Faculty & Staff
|Department:||Office for the Study of Aging
Arnold School of Public Health
Discovery I 523,
915 Greene Street
Research and Teaching Interests
Megan Byers began her career in the aging field in Adult Protective Services with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources then as an Adult Services Program Specialist for the State. Ms. Byers now serves as the Program Coordinator for the Office for the Study of Aging with the University of South Carolina. She has developed and revised policies and training curriculum, monitored legislative sessions to determine its impact on vulnerable adults, coordinated program design and implementation, and educated professionals on topics such as adult maltreatment and dementia. Ms. Byers is a graduate of Marietta College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and West Virginia University with a Master of Social Work and a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology. She is also a Licensed Master Social Worker in the State of South Carolina.