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Melanie J. Bonner, Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of the Practice and Associate Professor of Surgery and Member of Duke Cancer Institute

Melanie J. Bonner
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Ph.D.Virginia Polytech Institute and State University1995
Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral FellowshipDuke University Medical Center1996
M.S. in PsychologyVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University1992
B.S. in PsychologyVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University1989

Clinical Psychology
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My research program is focused on neurocognitive assessment and intervention in children with chronic illness. Current projects include: 1) cognitive rehabilitation interventions in children with cancer and with sickle cell disease; 2) understanding the impact of child chronic illness on caregivers 3)) evaluation of quality of life factors in children with chronic illness. Please see my Scholars@Duke profile for publications and other information

Curriculum Vitae
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  1. Jasien, JM; Bonner, M; D'alli, R; Prange, L; Mclean, M; Sachdev, M; Uchitel, J; Ricano, J; Smith, B; Mikati, MA (2019). Cognitive, adaptive, and behavioral profiles and management of alternating hemiplegia of childhood.. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 61(5), 547-554. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Tan, QK-G; Cope, H; Spillmann, RC; Stong, N; Jiang, Y-H; McDonald, MT; Rothman, JA; Butler, MW; Frush, DP; Lachman, RS; Lee, B; Bacino, CA; Bonner, MJ; McCall, CM; Pendse, AA; Walley, N; Undiagnosed Diseases Network, ; Shashi, V; Pena, LDM (2018). Further evidence for the involvement of EFL1 in a Shwachman-Diamond-like syndrome and expansion of the phenotypic features.. Cold Spring Harbor Molecular Case Studies, 4(5). [doi]  [abs]
  3. Anderson, LM; Leonard, S; Jonassaint, J; Lunyera, J; Bonner, M; Shah, N (2018). Mobile health intervention for youth with sickle cell disease: Impact on adherence, disease knowledge, and quality of life.. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 65(8), e27081. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Allen, TM; Anderson, LM; Rothman, JA; Bonner, MJ (2017). [Formula: see text]Executive functioning and health-related quality of life in pediatric sickle cell disease.. Child Neuropsychology : a Journal on Normal and Abnormal Development in Childhood and Adolescence, 23(8), 889-906. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Schreiber, JE; Palmer, SL; Conklin, HM; Mabbott, DJ; Swain, MA; Bonner, MJ; Chapieski, ML; Huang, L; Zhang, H; Gajjar, A (2017). Posterior fossa syndrome and long-term neuropsychological outcomes among children treated for medulloblastoma on a multi-institutional, prospective study.. Neuro Oncology, 19(12), 1673-1682. [doi]  [abs]

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