Mary Beth Mandich, Ph.D., PT

Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED)
West Virginia University
959 Hartman Run Road, Research Park
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: 304-293-1320
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: November 28, 2017

Mary Beth Mandich

Discipline Coordinators: Physical Therapy
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership


MaryBeth Mandich, PT, PhD is professor and chairperson of physical therapy at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University, a Master of Science degree in physical therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University and a doctorate in developmental psychology & infancy from West Virginia University. Her doctoral minor area of study was developmental neurobiology. Dr. Mandich has extensive experience in NICU and neonatal follow up care. She continues to practice as a member of an interdisciplinary follow up team at a tertiary care center, as well as doing ongoing research on the effects of the NICU experience on developmental outcomes. Dr. Mandich is co-editor of a textbook published in 2005 based on an ICF framework entitled: "Human Development & Performance Throughout the Lifespan". She was recently a co-presenter at APTA National Conference on the topic of integration of the ICF into pediatric practice across the lifespan. Dr. Mandich continues to teach neurobiology and neurorehabilitation. This spring, she served as co-investigator on a grant submitted to NIH for community engagement in stroke rehabilitation. She is currently the consultant for the rehabilitation component of a 9 million dollar stroke initiative at West Virginia University.