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Meghan L Beier, M.A., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Expertise: Adjustment to Chronic Illness, Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Multiple Sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation, Neuropsychological Assessment and Intervention, Neuropsychology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Psychology, Traumatic Brain Injury more

Research Interests: Multiple Sclerosis; Cognitive Aging; Mental Health

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 443-997-5476

600 N. Wolfe St.
Phipps Building, Room 178
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Meghan Beier, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. As a rehabilitation psychologist, she specializes in cognitive rehabilitation and neuropsychological assessment and intervention. She works with patients with a variety of neurological and psychological conditions, including multiple sclerosis and traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Beier is also an active researcher interested in cognitive rehabilitation and healthy aging of individuals with multiple sclerosis. more


  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation



  • University of Washington Medical Center (2014)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Alschuler, K. and Beier, M. (2015). Intolerance of uncertainty: shaping an agenda for research on coping with MS. International Journal of MS Care

Beier, M., Amtmann, D., and Ehde, D. (2015). Beyond depression: predictors of selfreported cognitive function in adults living with MS. Rehabilitation Psychology

Terrill, A., Hartoonian, N., Beier, M., Salem, R., and Alschuler, K. (2015). The 7-item generalized anxiety disorder scale as a tool for measuring generalized anxiety in multiple sclerosis. International Journal of MS Care, 17(2), 49-56.

Hartoonian, N., Terrill, A.L., Beier, M., Turner, A.P., Day, M.A., and Alschuler, K.N. (2015). Predictors of anxiety in multiple sclerosis. Rehabilitation Psychology, 60(1), 91-8.

Hughes, A., Beier, M., Hartoonian, N., Turner, A., Amtmann, D., and Ehde, D. (2015). Self-Efficacy as a longitudinal predictor of perceived cognitive impairment in individuals with multiple sclerosis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 96(5), 913-9.

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • Undergraduate Research (REHAB 499)

    Activities & Honors


    • ECTRIMS Travel Grant for the Quality of Scientific Contribution to the Congress, 2015
    • Independent Practice Division Scholar, New York State Psychological Association's ABPP Committee, 2013


    • Consortium of MS Centers (CMSC), 2013

      Mental Health Special Interest Group 

    • American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), 2011

      Neurodegenerative Diseases Networking Group

    • American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), 2011

      International Networking Group

    • American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), 2011

      Early Career Networking Group

    • Psychological Association, 2008 - 2012

      New Jersey State (NJPA)

    • Psychological Association, 2007 - 2012

      New York State (NYSPA)

    • American Psychological Association (APA), 2007

      Division 20: The Division on Adult Development and Aging

    • American Psychological Association (APA), 2007

      Division 22: Rehabilitation Psychology

    • American Psychological Association (APA), 2007

      Division 40: Clinical Neuropsychology

    Professional Activities

    • Clinical Consultant and Presenter, Can Do MS, 2015
    • Membership Chair, APA
    • Member, Rehabilitation Psychology 2016 Conference Planning Committee, 2014

    Videos & Media

    Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

    Connecting Specialties for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis | Restore (November 2017)

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