Megan Hosey Mastalerz, Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Adjustment to Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Critical Care Medicine, Neuropsychological Assessment and Intervention, Neuropsychology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Psychology more

Research Interests

Critical Illness Survivorship; Adaptation to Inpatient Hospitalization; Anxiety Management in Hospitalized Patients more

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Dr. Megan Hosey is an Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Division of Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology.

She specializes in adjustment to chronic illness, critical illness survivorship, acute and chronic pain management, neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation, fatigue management, and health psychology intervention. 

Dr. Hosey also provides consultation on the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU). Her outpatient practice consists of working with patients who have chronic pain, mobility impairments and/or chronic medical conditions.

Dr. Hosey also supervises graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, collaborates in research on MICU, and participates in the Outcomes After Critical Illness and Surgery (OACIS) research group.

Dr. Hosey received her doctorate degree at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and completed a clinical internship at the University of Washington School of Medicine. more


  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

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  • Psychology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2014)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Hosey participates in clinical research designed to support the long-term functional outcomes of survivors of critical illness. 

Selected Publications

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Hosey, M. M., Leoutsakos, J. M. S., Li, X., Dinglas, V. D., Bienvenu, O. J., Parker, A. M., ... & Neufeld, K. J. (2019). Screening for posttraumatic stress disorder in ARDS survivors: validation of the Impact of Event Scale-6 (IES-6). Critical Care, 23(1), 276

Hosey, M., McWhorter, J. W., & Wegener, S. T. (2018). Psychologic interventions for chronic pain. In Essentials of pain medicine (pp. 539-544). Elsevier.

Hosey, M. M., Ali, M. K., Mantheiy, E. C., Albert, K., Wegener, S. T., & Needham, D. M. (2019). Psychology consultation patterns in a medical intensive care unit: A brief report. Rehabilitation psychology

Hosey, M. M., & Needham, D. M. (2020). Survivorship after COVID-19 ICU stay. Nature Reviews Disease Primers, 6(1), 1-2

Tingey, J. L., Bentley, J. A., & Hosey, M. M. (2020). COVID-19: Understanding and mitigating trauma in ICU survivors. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 12(S1), S100

Activities & Honors


  • Lawrence Lennon Award for Contributions in Psychology, The University of Scranton, 2005 - 2005
  • Chief Psychology Resident, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2013 - 2014
  • Parker B. Francis Foundation Fellow
  • Johns Hopkins ICTR Team Science Award


  • American Psychological Association

    Division 20 – Adult Development and Aging; Division 22 – Rehabilitation Psychology; Division 38 – Health Psychology.

  • Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Post-illness symptoms like long Covid are probably more common than we think | The Guardian (September 2021)

How does COVID-19 affect the brain? A troubling picture emerges. | National Geographic (August 2021)

COVID ‘Long Haulers’: Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 | Johns Hopkins Medicine (April 2021)

Long Covid isn’t as unique as we thought | Vox (March 2021)

One-Third of COVID Survivors May Have PTSD | MedPage Today (February 2021)

You Can Get through This Dark Pandemic Winter Using Tips from Disaster Psychology | Scientific American (December 21, 2020)

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