Monica Lemmon MD

Monica Lemmon

Core Faculty

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.

Bansal S, Molloy EJ, Rogers E, Bidegain M, Pilon B, Hurley T, et al. Families as partners in neonatal neuro-critical care programs. Pediatr Res. 2024 Jun 17;

Sagaser A, Pilon B, Goeller A, Lemmon M, Craig AK. Parent Experience of Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy and Hypothermia: A Call for Trauma Informed Care. Am J Perinatol. 2024 Apr;41(5):586–93.

Nanduri N, Bansal S, Treat L, Bogetz JF, Wusthoff CJ, Rent S, et al. Promoting a neuropalliative care approach in fetal neurology. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2024 Feb;29(1):101528.