Ellen M. Levy, RN, MSN, CRNP

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Ellen M. Levy, RN, MSN, CRNP, is a nurse practitioner in the Cancer Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Childhood leukemia, Neuroblastoma, Psychosocial effects of chronic illness
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Background

As a pediatric oncology nurse practitioner, Ellen Levy's role is to coordinate care for children with cancer, provide direct patient care, write chemotherapy and perform oncology procedures (bone marrow aspirates, biopsies, and lumbar punctures). She works most closely providing direct patient care for families and with children who have liquid tumors and retinoblastoma.

Ellen haa a strong interest in educating future nurses and nurse practitioners and often lecture at area universities. She has also presented posters and presented at national conferences. Her research interests include the clinical aspects of leukemia and retinoblastoma as well as the educational needs of parents and children with those diseases.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Acute/Chronic Nurse Practitioner Program (Specialty in Pediatric Oncology) - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Clinical aspects of leukemia and retinoblastoma
Educational needs of parents and children with leukemia and retinoblastoma

Awards and Honors

Sigma Theta Tau
Phi Alpha Theta
Pi Gamma Mu
Sigma Alpha

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses
Children's Oncology Group
 - Retinoblastoma Committee