Carol Howe, RN, MSN

Carol Howe, MSN, RN, is an advanced practice nurse in the Diabetes Center for Children and the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at CHOP.

Areas of Expertise: Patient education, eating disorders, needle anxiety
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Background

    Leadership and Memberships

    Head nurse for Donovan McNabb American Diabetes Association Camp at Camp Green Lane.

    Original Papers

    Howe CJ, Ratcliffe SJ, Tuttle A, Dougherty S, Lipman TH. Needle anxiety in children with type 1 diabetes and their mothers. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2011 Jan-Feb;36(1):25-31.

    Howe CJ, Jawad AF, Kelly SD, Lipman TH. Weight related concerns and behaviors in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 2008; 13(6):376-385.

    Posters and Presentations


    Howe CJ. Needle Anxiety in Children and Parents Living with Type 1 Diabetes. Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society: April 2008; Cincinnati, Ohio.


    Howe CJ. Behavioral Issues and Diabetes: A Team Approach. Diabetes in Youth: Emerging Trends and Treatments, School Nurse Conference: October 2007; Philadelphia, PA.


    Howe CJ. Evidence of Needle Anxiety in Children with Diabetes: A Foundation for Developing Practice Guidelines. Symposium Sigma Theta Tau Conference: July 2006; Montreal, Canada.

  • Education and Training

    Additional Training

    MSN - University of Pennsylvania

    Undergraduate Degree

    BA - University of Pennsylvania

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Advanced Practice Nurse

  • Departments and Services
  • Research Interests

    Qualitative research on the lived experience of diabetes and the patient/provider relationship, eating disorders, needle anxiety