Megan Fisher Thiel, MPH
Research Coordinator

Megan Fisher Thiel is a Research Coordinator with the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) and the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS).


Megan Fisher Thiel began working at the Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in April 2010 and has been a Research Coordinator with the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) since that time. Megan has extensive experience managing and coordinating projects and research within the academic sector.

Prior to joining the CRSO, Megan held a joint fellowship at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy. As a graduate student, she managed several studies at the Rutgers Center for Behavioral Health Services & Criminal Justice Research. She has additional analytical experience with the Statistical Analysis System (SAS) and the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences(SPSS).

MPH, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

BS, Rutgers University

Research Coordinator, Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Ford CA, Mirman JH, Garcia-Espana FJ, Fisher Thiel MC, Friedrich E, Salek EC, Jaccard J. Effect of Primary Care Parent-Targeted Interventions on Parent-Adolescent Communication About Sexual Behavior and Alcohol Use: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open,  2019 Aug 2;2(8):e199535.

Weiss E, Fisher Thiel MC, Sultana N, Hannan C, Seacrist T. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems for Teen Divers: Teen and Parent Impressions, Perceived Need, and Intervention Preferences.Traffic Inj Prev. 2018 Feb 28;19(sup1):S120-S124.

Hannan C, Palumbo AJ, Fisher Thiel MC, Weiss E, Seacrist T. Advanced driver assistance systems for teen drivers: A national survey of teen and parent perceptions.Traffic Inj Prev. 2018;19(sup2):S84-S90. 

Mirman JH, Curry AE, Winston FK, Fisher Thiel MC, Pfeiffer MR, Rogers R, Elliott MR, Durbin DR. Parental Influence on Driver Licensure in Adolescence: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Health Psychol. 2017 Mar;36(3):245-254.


Contact Information
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research 2716 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19146