Meghan Shanahan, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Maternal and Child Health
Research Scientist
Injury Prevention Research Center

Curriculum Vitae

ContactT: 919-843-1673


2001  University of Wisconsin, Madison  BA, Biology

2006  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  MPH, Maternal & Child Health

2010  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  PhD, Maternal & Child Health, Developmental Psychology

Key Publications

Berlin LJ, Shanahan M, Carmody KA (2014)
Promoting supportive parenting in new mothers with substance-use problems: a pilot randomized trial of residential treatment plus an attachment-based parenting program.
Inf Ment Health J: vol.35(1),p.81-5.

Shanahan ME, Zolotor AJ, Parrish JW, Barr RG, Runyan DK (2013)
National, regional, and state abusive head trauma (AHT): application of the CDC coding algorithm.
Pediatrics: vol.132,p.e1546-e1553.

Dudley T, Creppage K, Shanahan M, Proescholdbell S (2013)
Using GIS to evaluate a fire safety program in North Carolina.
J Commun Health: vol.38(5),p.951-7.

Shanahan ME, Nocera M, Zolotor AJ, Sellers CJ, Runyan DK (2011)
Abusive head trauma education in North Carolina hospitals.
Child Abuse Review: vol.20, p.290-7.

Zolotor AJ, Shanahan M (2011)
Epidemilogy of physical abuse In: Jenny (ed) Child Abuse and Neglect: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Evidence.
Saunders: St Louis MO

Hogan V, Shanahan M, Rowley D (2011)
Current approaches to reducing premature births and implications for disparity elimination. In: Handler, Kennelly, Peacock (eds). Racial/ethnic disparities in reproductive and perinatal outcomes: the evidence from population-based interventions.
Springer, New York NY