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.

Bernstein SM, Barks MC, Ubel PA, Weinfurt K, Barlet MH, Farley S, et al. Prognostic Discordance Among Parents and Physicians Caring for Infants with Neurologic Conditions. J Pediatr. 2023 Dec;263:113677.

Bansal S, Willis R, Barks MC, Pollak KI, Brandon D, Kaye EC, et al. Supporting Disclosure of Unmet Mental Health Needs among Parents of Critically Ill Infants. J Pediatr. 2023 Nov;262:113596.

Li Y, Scheffler A, Barkovich AJ, Chang T, Chu CJ, Massey SL, et al. Neonatal brain MRI and short-term outcomes after acute provoked seizures. J Perinatol. 2023 Nov;43(11):1392–7.