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Monica
McGrath
,
ScD

Senior Scientist
Monica McGrath

Departmental Affiliations

Primary
Division
General Epidemiology and Methodology

Monica McGrath, ScD, MHS '98, directs the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes data center and studies environmental influences on child health and development.

Contact Info

700 E. Pratt Street, Room 1014
Baltimore
Maryland
21231
US        

Research Interests

ECHO; epidemiology; child health; opioids
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
ScD
Harvard School of Public Health
2004
MHS
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
1998
BS
College of William and Mary
1995
Overview
Project Director
Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Data Analysis Center (DAC)
Select Publications
ECHO DAC-funded work.
  • Conradt E, Flannery T, Aschner JL, Annett RD, Croen LA, Duarte CS, Friedman AM, Guille C, Hedderson MM, Jones MR, Ladd-Acosta C, McGrath M, Moreland A, Neiderhiser JM, Nguyen RH, Posner J, Ross, J, Savitz DA, Ondersma S, Lester BM. Prenatal opioid exposure: short and long-term neurodevelopmental consequences and future research priorities. Pediatrics. 2019 Sep;144(3). pii: e20190128. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-0128. Review. PMID:31462446.
  • Dunlop AL, Essalmi AG, Avalos L, Breton C, Camargo CA, Cowell WJ, Dabelea D, Dager SR, Duarte C, Elliott A, Fichorova R, Gern J, Hedderson MM, Thepaksorn EKH, Huddleston K, Karagas MR, Kleinman K, Leve L, Li X, Li Y, Litonjua A, Ludena-Rodriguez Y, Madan J, Mateus Nino J, McEvoy C, O’Connor TG, Padula AM, Paneth N, Perera F, Sathyanarayana S, Schmidt RJ, Schultz RT, Snowden J, Stanford JB, Trasande L, Volk HE, Wheaton W, Wright RJ, McGrath, M. Racial and Geographic Variation in Effects of Maternal Education and Neighborhood-level Measures of Socioeconomic Status on Gestational Age at Birth: Findings from The ECHO Cohorts. PLoS One . 2021 Jan 8;16(1):e0245064. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245064. eCollection 2021.
Projects
Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO)