Denise D. Donaghue, RN, MSN

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Denise D. Donaghue, RN, MSN, is Vice-President/Associate Chief Nurse Officer of Critical Care at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Phone: 215-590-5647

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Additional Training

MSN, Nursing and Healthcare Administration - Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Vice-President/Associate Chief Nurse Officer, Critical Care

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Maternal stress




Rychik J Md, Szwast A, Natarajan S, Quartermain M, Donaghue DD, Combs J, Gaynor JW, Gruber PJ, Spray TL, Bebbington M, Johnson MP. Perinatal and early surgical outcome for the fetus with hypoplastic left heart syndrome: a five-year single institutional experience. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Apr 27. Read the abstract.

Szwast A, Tian Z, McCann M, Donaghue D, Rychik J. Vasoreactive response to maternal hyperoxygenation in the fetus with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Mar;3(2):172-8. Epub 2009 Dec 31. Read the abstract.


Quartermain MD, Cohen MS, Dominguez TE, Tian Z, Donaghue DD, Rychik J. Left ventricle to right ventricle size discrepancy in the fetus: the presence of critical congenital heart disease can be reliably predicted. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Nov;22(11):1296-301. Epub 2009 Oct 7. Read the abstract.