Megan Burke, MSW
As Policy Analyst for The SCAN Foundation, Megan Burke evaluates and reports on state and federal legislation and regulation related to aging, health, and long-term care issues.
Ms. Burke has extensive experience in public policy, coalition building, and direct practice. Her knowledge of long-term services and supports is grounded in the disability independent living movement and her work as a care manager for older adults. Ms. Burke’s public policy experience includes strengthening of home- and community-based services and implementation of the Affordable Care Act as Senior Policy Analyst for Paraquad, a center for independent living in Missouri, and later as Policy Analyst for the Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council. Her direct practice experience as care manager includes work with older adults, people with disabilities, and family members coordinating services and facilitating transitions.
Ms. Burke holds a Master’s degree in Social Work with a focus in gerontology and social and economic development from Washington University in St. Louis Brown School of Social Work. She also earned her Bachelors degree in Social Work from Valparaiso University.