Marisa Lyn Meyer, DO

Medical Director

Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware 1600 Rockland Road Wilmington, DE 19803


Marisa Meyer, DO, FAAP is a Pediatric Critical Care Medicine physician with 12 years' experience, specializing in Critical Care Transport Medicine and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. She serves as Medical Director, Pediatric Critical Care Transport Program, and Associate Director, Critical Care ECMO, at Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware Valley. In addition, she is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Assistant Research Scientist at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Meyer received her bachelor's degree in biology from The College of New Jersey and her medical degree from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and pediatric critical care fellowship at Duke University, receiving funding under a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award T-32 multi-disciplinary pediatric research training grant. Since completing fellowship, she has served as site Principal Investigator on several NIH funded studies under the Pediatric Trials Network focusing on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of understudied drugs administered to children (POP01, AED01, ANA01, POP02). She is also site PI of the ARDS in Children and ECMO initiation strategies impact on Neuro-Development (ASCEND) trial. And most recently, she joined as co-investigator on a Multi-Center Observational Study: The RECOVER Post Acute Sequelae of SARS-C0V-2 (PASC) Pediatric Cohort Study. Her enthusiastic participation in research at Nemours has helped lay the groundwork for future research projects in the division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine by procurement a dedicated clinical research coordinator and establishment of collaborative relationships with clinical laboratory and pharmacy.


  • Pediatric Critical Care Med - Duke University Medical Center, 2011
  • Critical Care - Duke University Medical Center, 2011

Internship Residency

  • Pediatrics - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, 2008

Medical/Dental School

  • Osteopathic Physician - University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, 2005

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Critical Care

  • Critical Care Transport
  • Ecmo
  • Pharmacokinetics

  • Pediatric extracorporeal life support for refractory status asthmaticus: ELSO Registry trends from the past decade; Artificial Organs; (2023).

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  • Single-Center Experience Using the Cardiohelp System for Neonatal and Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation; Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; (2023).

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  • Capacity Building in a New Clinical Trials Network through Inter-Network Collaboration; Journal of Pediatrics; (2022).

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  • Use of physiologically-based pharmacokinetic modeling to inform dosing of the opioid analgesics fentanyl and methadone in children with obesity; CPT: Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology; (2022).

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  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a pediatric patient with hepatopulmonary syndrome and interrupted inferior vena cava after living related liver donation; ASAIO Journal; (2019).

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  • NAD(P)H quinone oxidoreductase 1 regulates neutrophil elastase-induced mucous cell metaplasia; American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology; (2012).

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