Monica Lemmon MD

Monica Lemmon

Core Faculty

Monica Lemmon, MD


MD, Harvard Medical School

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, Truog RD, Ubel PA. Allocating Resources Across the Life Span During COVID-19-Integrating Neonates and Children Into Crisis Standards of Care Protocols. Jama Pediatr. 2021 Apr 1;175(4):347–8.

Sandhu S, Lemmon ME, Eisenson H, Crowder C, Bettger JP. Addressing the Social Determinants of Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Ensuring Equity, Quality, and Sustainability. Fam Community Health. 2021 Apr;44(2):78–80.

Balevic SJ, Singler L, Randell R, Chung RJ, Lemmon ME, Hornik CP. Bringing research directly to families in the era of COVID-19. Pediatr Res. 2021 Feb;89(3):404–6.