Lillianne Lewis-Debnam, M.D., MPH

Lillianne Lewis-Debnam, M.D., MPH 

Assistant Professor

Clinical Pediatrics

Location: 50 Hurt Plaza, Suite 630 Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-756-1331
E-mail: lilewis@msm.edu

Education

POSTGRADUATE:
Morehouse School of Medicine
Residency: Community Pediatrics

MEDICAL SCHOOL:
Duke University School of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

GRADUATE:
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Degrees: Master of Public Health

UNDERGRADUATE:
Spelman College
Degrees: Bachelor of Science

Research Interests

Prevention, Public Health, and Population Health; Community-Based Participatory Research; Health Disparities.

Clinical Interests

Asthma, Maternal and Child Health, Community Health.

Publications

Omura JD, Ussery EN, Carlson SA, Arnold-Lewis K, Orr J, McGuire DO, Lewis L, Paul P, Peterson EL, Fulton JE, Ellis EM. “Community and Street-Scale Supports for Walking in the US Virgin Islands Before the 2017 Hurricanes.” Am J Public Health. 2018 Aug;108(8):1055-1058. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304449. Epub 2018 Jun 21.

Hsu, J., Wilhelm, N., Lewis, L., Herman, E. “Economic Evidence for US Asthma Self-Management Education and Home-Based Interventions.” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice; 4:1123-34.e27. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaip.2016.05.012. Epub 2016 Sep 19.

Russell K, Oliver SE, Lewis L, et al. "Update: Interim Guidance for the Evaluation and Management of Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection — United States, August 2016." MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:870–878. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6533e2 

Dasgupta, S., Reagan-Steiner, S., Goodenough, D., Russell, K., Tanner, M., Lewis, L., Petersen, E. E., Powers, A. M., Kniss, K., Meaney-Delman, D., Oduyebo, T., O’Leary, D., Chiu, S., Talley, P., Hennessey, M., Hills, S., Cohn, A., Gregory, C., The Zika Virus Response Epidemiology and Laboratory Team. “Patterns in Zika Virus Testing and Infection, by Report of Symptoms and Pregnancy Status — United States, January 3–March 5, 2016.” MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:395–399. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6515e1

Armstrong, P., Hennessey, M., Adams, M., Cherry, C., Chiu, S., Harrist, A., Kwit, N., Lewis, L., McGuire, D. O., Oduyebo, T., Russell, K., Talley, P., Tanner, M., Williams, C., Zika Virus Response Epidemiology and Laboratory Team. “Travel-Associated Zika Virus Disease Cases Among U.S. Residents — United States, January 2015–February 2016.” MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:286–289. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6511e1

Honors and Awards

  • 2017 LEAD Atlanta Graduate, Class of 2017
  • 2017 Honor Award: “Excellence in Emergency Response (Domestic)” for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, CDC/ATSDR
  • 2017 Honor Award: “Excellence in Epidemiology (Domestic)” for the US Virgin Islands Epi-Aid, CDC/ATSDR
  • 2016 Honor Award: “Excellence in Program Delivery” for Zika Virus Response Activities, CDC/ATSDR
  • 2015 Oral Presentation 1st Place Winner, William E. Booth 4th Annual Resident Research Day, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • 2014 Billie Wright Adams Scholar, National Medical Association
  • 2005 Summa Cum Laude, Spelman College
  • 2005 Phi Beta Kappa (ΦΒΚ)
  • 2005 Beta Kappa Chi (ΒΚΧ) National Scientific Honor Society
  • 2004 Golden Key International Honour Society
  • 2004 National Society of Collegiate Scholars