Meghan Shanahan, PhD


Research Assistant Professor 
Maternal and Child Health

Research Scientist 
Injury Prevention Research Center

Curriculum Vitae


T: 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

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

Shanahan M, Roberts J, Hatton D, Reznick J, Goldsmith H (2008) 
Early temperament and negative reactivity in boys with Fragile X Syndrome
Journal of Intellectural Disabilities Research: vol.52, p.842-54.