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Monica Elizabeth Lemmon, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences
Core Faculty in the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Core Faculty Member, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
Campus mail: DUMC 3936, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 668-0477
Email address: monica.lemmon@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Neonatal Neurosciences, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2014 - 2015
  • Pediatric Residency, Child Neurology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2011 - 2014
  • Pediatric Residency, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2010 - 2011
  • Internship, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department Of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2009 - 2010
  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 2009

Publications

Franck, Linda S., Renée A. Shellhaas, Monica Lemmon, Julie Sturza, Janet S. Soul, Taeun Chang, Courtney J. Wusthoff, et al. “Associations between Infant and Parent Characteristics and Measures of Family Well-Being in Neonates with Seizures: A Cohort Study.” J Pediatr 221 (June 2020): 64-71.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.02.024.

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Willis, Rheaya, Roy E. Strowd, Mary C. Barks, Rachel E. Salas, Charlene E. Gamaldo, and Monica E. Lemmon. “Education Research: The medical student perspective on challenging conversations.” Neurology, April 9, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000009261.

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Dorner, Rebecca A., Renee D. Boss, Vera Joanna Burton, Katherine Raja, and Monica E. Lemmon. “Parent preferences for neurodevelopmental screening in the neonatal intensive care unit.” Dev Med Child Neurol 62, no. 4 (April 2020): 500–505. https://doi.org/10.1111/dmcn.14457.

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Lemmon, Monica E. “Deciding when a life is not worth living: Animperative to measure what matters.” J Med Ethics 46, no. 1 (January 2020): 18–19. https://doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2019-105807.

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Berube, Megan W., Monica E. Lemmon, Carolyn E. Pizoli, Margarita Bidegain, Veeral N. Tolia, C Michael Cotten, and Rachel G. Greenberg. “Opioid and benzodiazepine use during therapeutic hypothermia in encephalopathic neonates.” J Perinatol 40, no. 1 (January 2020): 79–88. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41372-019-0533-4.

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Williamson, Theresa, Marc D. Ryser, Jihad Abdelgadir, Monica Lemmon, Mary Carol Barks, Rasheedat Zakare, and Peter A. Ubel. “Surgical decision making in the setting of severe traumatic brain injury: A survey of neurosurgeons.” Plos One 15, no. 3 (2020): e0228947. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0228947.

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Lemmon, Monica E., Hanna E. Huffstetler, Pamela Donohue, Madelaine Katz, Mary C. Barks, Emma Schindler, Debra Brandon, Renee D. Boss, and Peter A. Ubel. “Neurodevelopmental Risk: A Tool to Enhance Conversations With Families of Infants.” J Child Neurol 34, no. 11 (October 2019): 653–59. https://doi.org/10.1177/0883073819844927.

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Lemmon, Monica E., Hanna Huffstetler, Mary Carol Barks, Christine Kirby, Madelaine Katz, Peter A. Ubel, Sharron L. Docherty, and Debra Brandon. “Neurologic Outcome After Prematurity: Perspectives of Parents and Clinicians.” Pediatrics 144, no. 1 (July 2019). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2018-3819.

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Lemmon, Monica E., Peter A. Ubel, and Annie Janvier. “Estimating Neurologic Prognosis in Children: High Stakes, Poor Data.” Jama Neurol, May 13, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.1157.

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Lemmon, Monica E., and Peter A. Ubel. “In Defense of Nudging When the Stakes Are High.” Am J Bioeth 19, no. 5 (May 2019): 62–63. https://doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2019.1588422.

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