Maegan grew up in an Air Force family which moved to Alaska while she was in elementary school. She considers Alaska her home. She graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and completed an undergraduate research thesis on Coronavirus in Alaskan bat species.
She attended Pacific Northwest University, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Yakima, WA and completed her 3rd and 4th years of medical school in Anchorage, AK. She enjoys exploring the outdoors, including hiking, running and skiing as well as reading and knitting in her free time.