Bethany Anne Mohr, MD, is an APSAC Board member and expert member of the Abusive Head Trauma Policy Analysis Committee within the APSAC Center for Child Policy. She is the 2016 recipient of APSAC’s Frontline Professional Award. She is the Vice President of APSAC’s Michigan state chapter, MiPSAC; and a past president of MiPSAC.


Dr. Mohr is a Clinical Associate Professor at Michigan Medicine (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) where she is the Medical Director of the Michigan Medicine Child Protection Team and a Pediatric Hospitalist. Dr. Mohr is board certified, through the American Board of Pediatrics, in General and Child Abuse Pediatrics.

Dr. Mohr’s clinical and research interests are in the field of Child Abuse Pediatrics with emphasis on Abusive Head Trauma and disparities in the assessment and evaluation of suspected victims of Child Maltreatment.


She is responsible for several pediatric policies within Michigan Medicine and created Michigan Medicine’s “At-Risk Pediatric Discharges Policy” based upon Michigan’s Child Protection Law regarding the ability of Attending physicians to hold pediatric patients who may not be safely discharged.


Dr. Mohr is a member of the Michigan DHHS CPS Medical Advisory Committee and makes recommendations regarding CPS Policy.


She worked with the State of Michigan Governor’s Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect in revising the Michigan Document: “Medical Child Abuse: A Collaborative Approach to Identification, Investigation, Assessment and Intervention.” She is also a member of the APSAC Medical Child Abuse Task Force.

Dr. Mohr has a multitude of teaching responsibilities both within Michigan Medicine, as well as throughout the state and region. She provides the medical training for all incoming CPS and Foster Care Workers via a Michigan Department of Health and Human Services grant.


She testifies within the court system regarding patients she has evaluated; including cases of Abusive Head Trauma.


She is a member of several regional Child Death Review Teams and testified for President Obama’s Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF).


Previously, Dr. Mohr was an appointed member of the Florida State Child Death Review team; Director of Medical Foster Care; and was appointed to Florida’s Supreme Court Child Mental Health Committee in order to provide input for Mental Health policy within the State of Florida.




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