Megan Amerson-Brown, PhD, MLS, CIC

Date first certified: June 2016

Date joined CBIC Board of Directors: 2023

Work/APIC: Dr. Amerson-Brown received her undergraduate degrees in Microbiology and Clinical Laboratory Science from the University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions. She received a PhD in Human Pathophysiology and Translational Medicine from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Her doctoral research focused on sexually transmitted infections and women’s health. In 2022, Dr. Amerson-Brown completed a medical and public health microbiology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. 

She has over five years of experience working as an infection preventionist. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor and the Assistant Director of Clinical Microbiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where she oversees the bacteriology, mycobacteriology, molecular infectious disease and antimicrobial testing. Though she is not currently a practicing infection preventionist, she has maintained her certification in Infection Control and Epidemiology and currently sits on the institutional Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship committees. 

Personal Note: Megan enjoys gardening, traveling, crossfit, and spending time with her family.