14542-Lemons, James

James A. Lemons, MD

Professor of Pediatrics Practice

RT 4600
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Lemons has held numerous leadership positions in local, state, and national committees and organizations. Funded by the NIH for over 30 years, he has expertise in basic and clinical research.  He has been an invited lecturer or visiting professor at more than 70 universities around the world.  Author of over 300 articles and book chapters.   He has worked internationally in Kenya to enhance the care for women and newborn infants in sub Saharan Africa, and was responsible for the building of the Riley Mother/Baby Hospital of Kenya.  His primary section focus is to facilitate the career development of the faculty and fellows of the section of Neonatology.  He also directs a program on poverty amelioration, and works on social justice issues focused on children and women.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Pediatrics Practice
  • Education
    1969 MD Northwestern University
    1965 BA Princeton University
  • Clinical Interests

    Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
    IU Health University Hospital
    Wishard and Eskenazi Health

    Perinatal education
    International medicine
    Social justice issues
    Advocacy concerning women and children

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