Kathy A. Montgomery, MSN, CRNP, PNP-BC

Areas of Expertise: Adolescent transition, Chronic illness, Psychosocial issues impacting illness
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Background

    “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.  Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”
    — Helen Keller

    I care for patients at the WoodCenter clinical site. My interests include family coping strategies in chronic illness, adolescent self-care and empowerment, adolescent transition to adult healthcare, and adolescent risk-taking.

    Selected Publications, Honors and Professional Activities

    Abstracts

    Montgomery KA, Murphy K, He W, Ratcliffe S, Bamba R, Willi S. Prevalence of microalbuminuria in a population of children with type 1diabetes. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 22, 3:216, 2007.

    Montgomery KA, He W. Implementation of a clinical practice guideline for the identification of microalbuminuria in the type 1 pediatric patient. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 21, 3:235, 2006.

    Awards and Honors

    2007, Best Leader of Family-centered Care in Action, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia network

    2007, First Place, PENS Research Poster, "Prevalence of microalbuminuria in a population of children with type 1diabetes," Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society

    2006, First Place, PENS Research Poster, “Implementation of a clinical practice guideline for identification of microalbuminuria in the pediatric patient with type 1 diabetes," Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society.

    Memberships in professional organizations

    2006-present, Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society

    2005-present, Diabetes Center for Children Clinical Operations Leadership Team

    2005-present, Diabetes Center for Children Leadership Council

    Posters and Presentations

    2008

    Montgomery K. Evidence-based practice – microalbuminuria [presentation]. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Diabetes Center for Children; 2008 Apr; Philadelphia, PA.

    Montgomery K. What to do when….skills in addressing emotionally charged situations and challenging families [presentation]. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Diabetes Center for Children; 2008 Apr; Philadelphia, PA.

    2007

    Montgomery K. Translating research into practice [panel discussion]. The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing; 2007 Jun; Philadelphia, PA.

    Montgomery K. Prevalence of microalbuminuria in a population of children with type 1 diabetes [presentation]. Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society; 2007 Apr; Portland OR.

    2006

    Lipman T, Montgomery K, Baluarte J. Evaluation of evidence based practice guidelines for identification of microalbuminuria in children with type 1 diabetes [presentation]. The 17th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice; 2006 Jul; Montreal, Canada.

    Montgomery K. Translating research into practice [panel discussion]. The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing; 2006 Jun; Philadelphia, PA.

    Montgomery K. Implementation of a clinical practice guideline for identification of microalbuminuria in the pediatric patient with type 1 diabetes [presentation]. Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society; 2006 May; Myrtle Beach, SC.

    Montgomery K. Ketone management [presentation]. Insulin Pump Therapy Class, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; 2006 Mar; Philadelphia, PA.

    2005

    Montgomery K. Acute painful diabetic neuropathy [presentation]. DCC Journal Club, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; 2005 Feb; Philadelphia, PA. 

  • Education and Training

    Additional Training

    MSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
    PNP-BC

    Undergraduate Degree

    BSN - University of Delaware, Newark, DE

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

  • Centers and Programs
  • Research Interests

    Complications and comorbidities of diabetes, especially microalbuminuria and celiac disease
    Racial disparities in healthcare