Thomas A. Bernadzikowski, MSN, CPNP-PC, CRNP

Thomas A. Bernadzikowski, MSN, CPNP-PC, CRNP

Thomas A. Bernadzikowski is a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric cardiomyopathy and heart failure, Pediatric global health in Haiti, Liberia, and South Africa, Pediatric postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, Pediatric Primary Care
Locations: Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care, Exton; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia, S. Goddard Blvd.; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley
Phone: 215-590-4040

Education and Training

Additional Training

MSN, Pediatric Primary Care - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Board Certification

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care (CPNP-PC)
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - University of Delaware, Newark, DE
BSc in Biology and English - University of Tampa, Tampa, FL

Graduate Degree

MSN - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
MS in Biology - The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Program

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Boris, JR and Bernadzikowski, T.  2017.  Demographics of a Large Paediatric Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Program. Cardiology in the Young, Cambridge University Press, pp.1-7.

Books

Chapters

2012

Lin K, Bernadzikowski T, Walker S, et al. Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy and Pulmonary Hypertension. Shaddy RE, Gleason MM, Rychik J, editors. Pediatric Practice, Cardiology, Philadelphia: McGraw-Hill; 2012, pp. 249-264.

Posters and Presentations

2017

Boris, JR and Bernadzikowski, T.  2017.  Utilization of Medications to Reduce the Symptoms in Pediatric Patients with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome.  Poster, 28th International Symposium on the Autonomic Nervous System, American Autonomic Society, Clearwater, FL.

Boris, JR and Bernadzikowski, T.  2017.  Characteristics of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Patients in a Large Pediatric Program.  Poster, Cardiology 2017:  20th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease -- Care at the Cutting Edge in a Cost-conscious World, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Orlando, FL.

2016

Boris, JR and Bernadzikowski, T.  2016.  Characteristics of  POTS Patients in a Large Pediatric Program. Presentation, 27th International Symposium on the Autonomic Nervous System, American Autonomic Society, San Diego, CA.

Awards and Honors

2007, Nu Beta Chapter Award, Sigma Theta Tau, Honor Society of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University
2006, Magna Cum Laude, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
2005, Beta Xi Chapter Award, Sigma Theta Tau, Honor Society of Nursing, University of Delaware
2001, Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, University of Tampa, National Alumni Association
2001, Special Olympics, Non-Profit of the Year Award, Direct Marketing Association-Nonprofit Federation
1999, National Jefferson Award for Public Service, American Institute for Public Service
1999, Marketing Excellence Award, E.I.duPont de Nemours and Company, Inc.
1998, 1999, Dave Brown and Bill Main Community Service Awards, DuPont Pharmaceuticals
1998, International Who’s Who of Professionals
1996, International Business Enterprise Value Award, CIO Magazine
1991, Cardiovascular Medicine Award of Excellence, DuPont Pharmaceuticals
1982, Best Scientific Paper Award, Nuclear Division, American Ceramic Society
1978, Outstanding Male Graduate Award, University of Tampa, National Alumni Association
1978, Who's Who In American Colleges and Universities, University of Tampa
1978, Cum Laude, University of Tampa, Tampa, FL
1977, Beta Beta Beta, National Biology Honor Society, University of Tampa
1977, Alpha Chi, National Senior Honor Society, University of Tampa
1976, Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Society-President, University of Tampa
1975, Phi Eta Sigma, National Freshman Honor Society-President, University of Tampa

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Fellow, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)