• Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Residency:  Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Fellowship:  Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Clinical Interests

  • Bone marrow failure
  • Mycloid malignancies
  • Pediatric Hematology
  • Pediatric Oncology
  • Pediatric palliative care

Honors and Awards

  • Seby Jones Scholarship Award, Appalachian State University, 1987-1991
  • Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society, 1988
  • AR Smith Scholarship Award in Chemistry, Appalachian State University, 1988-1991
  • Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society, 1990
  • Outstanding Senior Award, Dept. of Chemistry, Appalachian State University, 1991
  • Honors/Merit Award, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1991-1992, 1993-1995
  • Foreign Fellowship Award, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1994
  • American Medical Women's Association Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation, 1995
  • ASH Travel Award, The American Society of Hematology, New Orleans, 1999
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1995-present
  • Nominee for Pediatric Faculty Teaching Award 2006, 2007

Professional Affiliations

    • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
    • Children's Hospice International
    • Children's Oncology Group

Selected Publications

Soeder R.W., Bowers K., Pegram L.D., and Cartaya-Marin C.P.:  A One Pot Synthesis of 5,7-Diphenyl-2,3-Dihydro-1H-Pyrrolizine.  Synthetic Communications 22:2737-2740, 1992.

Pegram L.D., Megonigal M.D., Lange B.J., Nowell P.C., Rowley J.D., Rappaport E.F., Felix C.A.: t(3;11) translocation in treatment-related acute myeloid leukemia fuses MLL with the GMPS (Guanosine 5’-Monophosphate Synthetase) gene.  Blood 96:4360-4362, 2000.

 Himelstein B.P., Jackson N.L., Pegram L.:  The Power of Silence.  Journal of Clinical Oncology 19(19):3996, 2001.

 Szerlip N.J., Fox E., Manosca F., Pegram L.D., and Lonser R.R.:  Pancreatoblastoma metastases to the brain.  J.Neurosurg: Pediatrics 106:169, 2007.


Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Division of Hematology/Oncology
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
601 Children's Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507
Phone: (757) 668-8255
Fax: (757) 7784