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Megan Hosey Mastalerz, Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Adjustment to Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Critical Care , 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

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 443-997-5476
600 N. Wolfe Street
Phipps Building, Suite 174
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-4030 | Fax: 410-614-4033


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

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled / Rehabilitation Psychology (2019)

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


  • American Psychological Association

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

  • Society of Behavioral Medicine

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Coronavirus: Recovery After a Hospital Stay | Johns Hopkins Medicine (September 2020)

COVID Survivors Face PTSD, Anxiety | AARP (September 3, 2020)

APA monitor On the front lines of COVID-19 | American Psychological Association (July 13, 2020)

‘ICU Delirium’ Is Leaving COVID-19 Patients Scared and Confused | The Atlantic (May 5, 2020)

Podcast: A Clinical Psychologist Talks About the Challenges Inside and After the ICU for COVID-19 Patients | Public Health On Call (May 2020)

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