2023 PCORI Annual Meeting Headshot of Katherine McDonald

Katie McDonald, Ph.D., is the associate dean of research and a professor of public health at Syracuse University. She is a fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, chair of Syracuse University’s Institutional Review Board, and a member of the editorial board for Autism in Adulthood. She previously lived in community with individuals with and without intellectual disability. McDonald uses socio-ecological theory and community-engaged research to promote the responsible inclusion of adults with disabilities in research and advance new knowledge to promote their full inclusion, health and well-being.


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