Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA


Pediatrics - Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children/Christiana Care Health System, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Neonatologist

Departments and Services




Arman D, Monlezun DJ, Peters B, Urday P, Cutler H, Pellicore D, Lim HJ, Sarris L, Harlan TS.  CHOP-International: an open access nutrition education tool for physicians, resident doctors, and medical and public health students, Journal of Medicine & the Person.  2015, Aug; 13(2): 118.

Monlezun DJ, Kasprowicz E, Tosh K, Nix J, Urday P, Tice D, Sarris L, Harlan TS.  Medical school-based teaching kitchen improves HbA1c, blood pressure, and cholesterol for patients with type 2 diabetes: results from a novel randomized controlled trial.  Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice.  2015, Aug; 109(2): 420-426.  PMID: 26002686

Monlezun DJ, Urday P, Baranwal P, Lister WM, Williamson A, Malhotra S, Sarris L, Harlan TS.  Cooking up better doctors as teachers globally: a novel integrated nutrition and cooking class curriculum for pediatric residents to boost their competencies and attitudes in patient counseling.  Journal of Medicine & the Person.  2015, Aug 13(2): 125-128



Urday P, Tonnessen J, Aghai Z (May 2020).  Adverse Effects of the 2-Month Immunization in the NICU.  Poster accepted for: Pediatric Academic Societies Philadelphia, PA USA.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2020-present, Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development
2018-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
2018-present, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (SONPM)