A photo of Carole Lannon.

Senior Faculty Lead, Learning Networks Core, Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Biography & Affiliation


Dr. Lannon learns firsthand about network science from the patients, families, clinicians and scientists that she works with as the collaborative science lead for the Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative, the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative, the Autism Intervention Research Network.

Dr. Lannon is senior quality advisor for the American Board of Pediatrics and principal investigator of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality funded pediatric Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics.

Research Interests


Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Quality Improvement

Science Blog

Addressing the Emotional Toll of Pediatric Chronic Conditions

Mind Brain Behavior

Addressing the Emotional Toll of Pediatric Chronic Conditions

Thomas F. Boat, MD, Carole Lannon, MD, MPH1/9/2020


MD: University of Minnesota Medical School, Twin Cities, MN, 1982.

Residency: Medicine-Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

Fellowship: Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

MPH: University of North Carolina, Epidemiology, Chapel Hill, NC, 1993.

Certification: Internal Medicine, 1986; Pediatrics, 1988.


A roadmap to emotional health for children and families with chronic pediatric conditions. Pickles, DM; Lihn, SL; Boat, TF; Lannon, C. Pediatrics. 2020; 145:e20191324-e20191324.

Quality Improvement in Congenital Cardiac Disease. Anderson, J; Verghese, G; Lihn, S; Tweddell, JS; Bates, KE; Rebolledo, M; Lannon, C. In: Wernovsky G; Anderson RH; Krishna K; Mussato KA; Redington A; Tweddell JS; Tretter J, Ed. Anderson's Pediatric Cardiology. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2019.

Transforming an Autism Pediatric Research Network into a Learning Health System: Lessons Learned. Murray, DS; S Anixt, J; Coury, DL; Kuhlthau, KA; Seide, J; Kelly, A; Fedele, A; Eskra, D; Lannon, C. Pediatric Quality and Safety. 2019; 4:e152-e152.

Cardiac Networks United: an integrated paediatric and congenital cardiovascular research and improvement network. Gaies, M; Anderson, J; Kipps, A; Lorts, A; Madsen, N; Marino, B; Costello, JM; Brown, D; Jacobs, JP; Kasnic, D; et al. Cardiology in the Young. 2019; 29:111-118.

Power of a Learning Network in Congenital Heart Disease. Anderson, JB; Brown, DW; Lihn, S; Mangeot, C; Bates, KE; Van Bergen, AH; Rudd, NA; Hanke, S; Tweddell, J; Lannon, C; et al. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Hearth Surgery. 2019; 10:66-71.

Using a network organisational architecture to support the development of Learning Healthcare Systems. Britto, MT; Fuller, SC; Kaplan, HC; Kotagal, U; Lannon, C; Margolis, PA; Muething, SE; Schoettker, PJ; Seid, M. BMJ Quality and Safety. 2018; 27:937-946.

Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative Improves Care of Neonatal Narcotic Abstinence Syndrome. Walsh, MC; Crowley, M; Wexelblatt, S; Ford, S; Kuhnell, P; Kaplan, HC; McClead, R; Macaluso, M; Lannon, C; Collabora, OP Q. Pediatrics. 2018; 141:e20170900-e20170900.

Statewide Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Early Elective Deliveries and Improve Birth Registry Accuracy. Kaplan, HC; King, E; White, BE; Ford, SE; Fuller, S; Krew, MA; Marcotte, MP; Iams, JD; Bailit, JL; Bouchard, JM; et al. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2018; 131:688-695.

Using a State Birth Registry as a Quality Improvement Tool. Lannon, C; Kaplan, HC; Friar, K; Fuller, S; Ford, S; White, B; Besl, J; Paulson, J; Marcotte, M; Krew, M; et al. American Journal of Perinatology: neonatal and maternal-fetal medicine. 2017; 34:958-965.

Piloting a Statewide Home Visiting Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative. Goyal, NK; Rome, MG; Massie, JA; Mangeot, C; Ammerman, RT; Breckenridge, J; Lannon, CM. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2017; 21:275-282.