Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

Research Staff

The dedicated research team spends their days and nights screening for potential patients that may fit into current research studies taking place in the emergency department. Whether they are screening patient charts or speaking directly with attending physicians in the ED, the research team holds itself to the highest of standards when it comes to patient satisfaction and strong enrollment statistics.  

Emergency Medicine Research Team


Megan Rowland, MPH

Megan holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan with an emphasis on Health Behavior and Education. As the lead clinical research coordinator for Northwestern’s Emergency Dept, she oversees and coordinates multiple projects. Megan has extensive experience in program management and health research, having previously worked as a Research Associate and Program Evaluation Specialist for the University of California, San Diego. ​




Christina Arroyo

Christina is currently completing her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Northwestern University. She comes to our team as Research Project Coordinator with ample research experience having worked in multiple research labs at Northwestern University. Her expertise involves previously working as an MRI Technician, Phlebotomist and Study Coordinator in the Department of Physiology and Study Coordinator in the Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology.