Monica Lemmon MD

Monica Lemmon

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Monica Lemmon, MD

Monica Lemmon, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics within the Division of Pediatric Neurology. She works as a fetal and neonatal neurologist and directs Duke’s Neuro-Intensive Care Nursery Program. 

Dr. Lemmon’s research aims to understand, measure, and improve how parents and clinicians partner to make decisions for critically ill children. Specific areas of interest include measures of shared decision making, parent outcomes after neonatal illness, and parent-clinician communication. Dr. Lemmon’s work has received support from the National Palliative Care Research Center, NINDS Child Neurologist Career Development Program, and Derfner Foundation.

Lemmon ME, Glass HC, Shellhaas RA, Barks MC, Bansal S, Annis D, et al. Family-Centered Care for Children and Families Impacted by Neonatal Seizures: Advice From Parents. Pediatr Neurol. 2021 Nov;124:26–32.

Kaye EC, Woods C, Velrajan S, Lemmon ME, Baker JN, Mack JW. Broaching goals-of-care conversations in advancing pediatric cancer. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2021 Oct;68(10):e29270.

Pilon B, Craig AK, Lemmon ME, Goeller A, Newborn Brain Society Guidelines and Publications Committee. Supporting families in their child's journey with neonatal encephalopathy and therapeutic hypothermia. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2021 Sep 16;101278.