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.

Aravamuthan BR, Shusterman M, Green Snyder L, Lemmon ME, Bain JM, Gross P, et al. Diagnostic preferences include discussion of etiology for adults with cerebral palsy and their caregivers. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2022 Jun;64(6):723–33.

Khayata MJ, Farley S, Davis JK, Hornik CP, Reeve BB, Rikhi A, et al. Beyond pain control: Outcome and treatment preferences in pediatric migraine. Headache. 2022 May 6;

Peyton C, Girvan O, Shellhaas RA, Lemmon ME, Rogers EE, Soul JS, et al. Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Developmental Service Delivery in Children With a History of Neonatal Seizures. Pediatr Neurol. 2022 Apr;129:14–8.