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Emily Aikenhead Hannon, MD

Emily Hannon, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Email address: emily.hannon@duke.edu

I am the Medical Director of the Newborn Nursery at the Duke Birthing Center at The Duke University Hospital.  Previously I was the Assistant Chief of the Department of Pediatrics at Kaiser Permanente in Sacramento, California.  In addition to being a pediatrician, I am also a board certified lactation consultant.  My research interests surround quality improvement projects in the nursery, and breastfeeding and lactation research.  I am a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM).

Education and Training

  • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, 2007 - 2008
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, 2004 - 2007
  • M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2004