Meghan Marsac, PhD

Behavioral Researcher and Director of Training

Meghan Marsac, PhD is a pediatric psychologist and behavioral researcher. She is also the Director of Training at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Marsac’s research focuses on promoting adjustment and preventing posttraumatic stress in ill and injured children and their parents. In particular, Dr. Marsac leads research to better understand coping and to promote positive coping in children and families facing medical events. She oversees all training within the Center and serves as the Co-Principal Investigator for the Center's Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site.

Dr. Marsac earned her PhD in Psychology from the University of Toledo and is a licensed clinical psychologist. She can be contacted at