Megan Henly has worked in survey production and analysis since 2000, including in academia, government, and the non-profit sectors. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology and an M.S. in survey methodology. At the Institute on Disability, her work examines how people with disabilities are doing with respect to employment, health, community participation, and overall well-being.


  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of New Hampshire

Selected Publications

  • Brucker, D. L., Surfus, C., & Henly, M. (2023). Mental health experiences in 2021 for adults with disabilities who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.. Rehabil Psychol, 68(4), 374-384. doi:10.1037/rep0000511

  • Henly, M., Phillips, K. G., Smith, S. L., Kloza, E. M., & Brucker, D. L. (2023). Referral networks for pediatric patients with genetic conditions: The perspective of occupational therapists.. J Genet Couns, 32(5), 982-992. doi:10.1002/jgc4.1706

  • Henly, M., Brucker, D. L., & Houtenville, A. J. (2023). Occupational Requirements and Worker Physical and Mental Health Functioning: How Measuring Workplace Accommodation Use May Inform Disability Policy.

  • Henly, M., McDonough, C. M., Porcino, J., Peterik, K., Rasch, E. K., Marfeo, E. E., . . . Brucker, D. L. (2023). Linking job duties, functioning, and employment status using the Work-Disability Functional Assessment Battery (WD-FAB): An expert coding and quantitative analysis.. Work, 74(1), 75-87. doi:10.3233/WOR-211169

  • Brucker, D. L., Henly, M., & Rafal, M. (2022). The association of disability status with job tenure for US workers. WORK-A JOURNAL OF PREVENTION ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION, 72(1), 109-117. doi:10.3233/WOR-205004

  • Turner, H. A., Finkelhor, D., Mitchell, K. J., Jones, L. M., & Henly, M. (2020). Strengthening the predictive power of screening for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in younger and older children. CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT, 107. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104522

  • Henly, M., & Brucker, D. L. (2019). Transportation patterns demonstrate inequalities in community participation for working-age Americans with disabilities. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART A-POLICY AND PRACTICE, 130, 93-106. doi:10.1016/j.tra.2019.09.042

  • Lauer, E. A., Henly, M., & Brucker, D. L. (2019). Prescription opioid behaviors among adults with and without disabilities - United States, 2015-2016. DISABILITY AND HEALTH JOURNAL, 12(3), 519-522. doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2018.12.001

  • Safford, T. G., Norman, K. C., Henly, M., Mills, K. E., & Levin, P. S. (2014). Environmental Awareness and Public Support for Protecting and Restoring Puget Sound. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, 53(4), 757-768. doi:10.1007/s00267-014-0236-8

  • Ulrich-Schad, J. D., Henly, M., & Safford, T. G. (2013). The Role of Community Assessments, Place, and the Great Recession in the Migration Intentions of Rural Americans. RURAL SOCIOLOGY, 78(3), 371-398. doi:10.1111/ruso.12016

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