Megan L. McGraw, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Megan M. Letson, MD, M.Ed

Megan M. Letson, MD, M.Ed

Center for Family Safety and Healing
Physician Team

Clinical Researchers
Principal Investigator

Contact Information

The Center for Family Safety and Healing
655 E Livingston Ave
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3279
FX: (614) 722-3196

Biography

Megan M. Letson, MD, is Program Director for the Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She also is an attending physician for The Center for Family Safety and Healing at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Letson is active in the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Section on Child Abuse and Neglect and is a member of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association. Dr. Letson is an active Member of the Ray E. Helfer Society and is a member of the Program Committee and the Program Director Committee. Her professional interests include child physical and sexual abuse and Medical Child Abuse as well as medical education. Dr. Letson is interested in the long-term outcomes of children with abusive head injury using a multidisciplinary approach to address the medical, developmental/ behavioral and physical rehabilitation needs of these patients. Additionally, as part of her interest in medical education, Dr. Letson has a Master’s Degree in Education through the University of Cincinnati.

Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/2003

Residency

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2006

Fellowship

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2008

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Child and Family Advocacy

Specialty:

  • Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 07/01/2008

Publications

  • Letson, MM, Tscholl JJ. 2012. Bruises, Burns, and Other Blemishes: Diagnostic Considerations of Physical Abuse.  Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Vol. 13, no. 3. (September): 155-165.
  • Letson, MM. Hematoma, Epidural. In Abusive Head Trauma Forensic Atlas. Edited by Frasier, LD.
  • Letson, MM. Abusive Head Trauma Outcomes. In Abusive Head Trauma Forensic Atlas. Edited by Frasier, LD.
  • Jones, M, Letson, MM. Male Genital Examinations. In Sexual Assault Across the Lifespan 2E: Child to Early Adolescent. Edited by Starling, SP, Lowen DE, Giardino AP.
  • McGraw, ML, Garton, K. The Chemically Abused Child. In Child Maltreatment: A Clinical Guide and Reference. Edited by Chadwick DL, Giardino AP, Alexander R.
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