Tara L. Dea, MSN, CRNP, PNP-BC

Tara L. Dea, MSN, CRNP, PNP-BC, is a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Diabetes Center for Children and the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at CHOP.

Areas of Expertise: Type 2 Diabetes
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Background

    Awards and Honors

    2006, Mentor/Preceptor Award for Nursing Excellence, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    Original Papers

    Dea TL. Pediatric obesity & type 2 diabetes. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2011 Jan-Feb;36(1):42-8.

    Posters and Presentations


    Dea T. Pediatric Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: An Evidence Based Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment. In-brief session presented at the American Association of Ambulatory Care Nurses 33rd Annual Conference: April 2008; Chicago, IL.


  • Education and Training

    Additional Training

    MSN, Acute/Chronic Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - University of Pennsylvania

    Board Certification

    CRNP, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    PNP-BC, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

    Undergraduate Degree

    BSN - University of Pennsylvania

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

  • Departments and Services