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Beth McManus, Sc.D.

RWJF Health & Society Scholar:

Pediatric Physical Therapist, Developmental Epidemiologist

Area(s) of Expertise:
Children with Special Health Care Needs, Social Determinants of Developmental Vulnerability, Child Health, Education Policy



As a pediatric physical therapist with doctoral training in Developmental Epidemiology, Dr. McManus’s research focuses on population-based health interventions for young children with developmental delays and disabilities.  She is particularly interested in access to, utilization, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of health and therapeutic services for medically fragile infants.  Dr. McManus employs a variety of quantitative methods, including multi-level statistical modeling, longitudinal analyses and structural equation modeling using large secondary data sets.

Journal Articles:
Click here for a list of Beth McManus' available publications in PubMed.