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Megan Hosey Mastalerz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Expertise: Adjustment to Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Critical Care , Neuropsychological Assessment and Intervention, Neuropsychology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Psychology ...read more
Research Interests: Critical Illness Survivorship; Adaptation to Inpatient Hospitalization; Anxiety Management in Hospitalized Patients
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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.
- Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Departments / Divisions
Centers & Institutes
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Psychology (2014)
- Pending/Scheduled / Rehabilitation Psychology (2019)
Research & Publications
At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Hosey participates in clinical research designed to support the long-term functional outcomes of survivors of critical illness.
Selected PublicationsView all on Pubmed
Wendell CR, Zonderman AB, Katzel LI, Rosenberger WF, Plamadeala VV, Hosey MM, Waldstein SR. Nonlinear associations between plasma cholesterol levels and neuropsychological function. Neuropsychology. 2016 Nov;30(8):980-987. PMID: 27280580
Sims RC, Hosey M, Levy SA, Whitfield KE, Katzel LI, Waldstein SR. Distinct functions of social support and cognitive function among older adults. Exp Aging Res. 2014;40(1):40-59. doi: 10.1080/0361073X.2014.857551. PMID: 24467699
Kortte KB, Stevenson JE, Hosey MM, Castillo R, Wegener ST. Hope predicts positive functional role outcomes in acute rehabilitation populations. Rehabil Psychol. 2012 Aug;57(3):248-55. doi: 10.1037/a0029004. PMID: 22946612
Karpiak C, Buchanan JP, Hosey MM, Smith, A. University students from single – sex and coeducational high schools: Differences in attitudes and majors at a Catholic university. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 31, 282 – 289.
Wendell CR, Hosey MM, Lefkowitz DM, Katzel LI, Siegel EL, Rosenberger WF, Waldstein SR. Depressive symptoms are associated with subclinical cerebrovascular disease among healthy older women, not men. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010 Oct;18(10):940-7. doi: 10.1097/JGP.0b013e3181d57a2b. PMID: 20808084
Academic Affiliations & Courses
Courses and Syllabi
Stress Management and Burnout Prevention in Medical Professionals
Medical Grand Rounds
Motivating Health Behavior Change in Patients
Medical Student Selective
Experimental Psychology: Design and Analysis I
Activities & Honors
- Lawrence Lennon Award for Contributions in Psychology, The University of Scranton, 2005 - 2005
- Senior Psychology Resident, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2013 - 2014
- American Psychological Association
Division 20 – Adult Development and Aging; Division 22 – Rehabilitation Psychology; Division 38 – Health Psychology.
- Society of Behavioral Medicine
- Volunteer Coordinator, American Psychological Association Division 22, 2015
Videos & Media
Recent News Articles and Media Coverage
Podcast: Dogs in the ICU at Johns Hopkins | Joy in Medicine (April 2018)
Podcast: Psychology of Patients, Relatives and Staff | Critical Care Practitioner (April 2018)
In ICUs, a furry friend to comfort patients | Boston Globe (March 2018)
The Dog Will See You Now: Pet Therapy Shows Up in ICU | Healthline (February 2018)
Animal-assisted intervention in the ICU: a tool for humanization | Cirtical Care (February 2018)