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Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH

Meghan Milbrath


  • Master of Public Health, Tulane University, 2000
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 2012

Current Professional Activities

  • Academic Specialist, Honey bees and pollinators extension and research, Michigan State University Department of Entomology
  • Coordinator of the Michigan Pollinator Initiative
  • Owner, Sand Hill Apiary


  • Member, American Beekeeping Federation
  • Member, Entomological Society of America
  • Michigan Beekeepers Association
  • South East Michigan Beekeepers Association
  • Center of Michigan Beekeepers
  • Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers


  • I don't have any hobbies because I don't have any time, but I love all the work that I do.
  • I work at Michigan State University doing honey bee extension and research
  • I run my own beekeeping business (, where we run 200 hives for honey production and queen rearing.
  • I teach beekeeping
  • I write and read about bees, and spend any free time turning our 80 acres into the best pollinator habitat possible.


  • My husband and I raise hogs and chickens, and have 2 dogs - a lovely, well behaved Labrador and a border collie mix that happily terrorizes everyone.

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