Dr. Meagan Barry graduated from Baylor College of Medicine with a PhD in Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine and a Diploma In Tropical Medicine. Her thesis project was to develop a vaccine for Chagas disease using a mouse model of disease. She received the Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health (CTropMed) from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at AMS as a Brown Residency International/Global Health Training (BRIGHT) scholar and with a Distinction in Research. Her fellowship work investigates the impact of maternal schistosomiasis and hookworm infection on the maternal and infant microbiome and on resulting infant health outcomes.