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Megan Malara, PhD

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Megan Malara, PhD

Megan Malara, PhD

Director, Medical Modeling, Materials and Manufacturing (M4) Division
The Ohio State University
Megan Malara, PhD is the Director of the Medical Modeling, Materials and Manufacturing (M4) Division at the Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence (CDME) at The Ohio State University. The M4 Division brings together an interdisciplinary team of engineers and clinicians to find innovative solutions for real-world needs in clinical medicine. The M4 Division uses a variety of advanced manufacturing technologies to provide solutions for patients, conduct research, and support new medical product development. Malara earned her PhD in materials science and engineering from The Ohio State University where she specialized in biomaterials and tissue engineering. Following her doctoral work, she spent a year working as a Legislative Fellow in the U.S. Congress working on public health, healthcare financing, and STEM education policy as a part of the AAAS Congressional Science & Technology Policy Fellowship. Malara joined the Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence in 2021 and has led the M4 Division there since 2022.

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