Therese McKnight, RN, MSN, CRNP

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Therese McKnight, RN, MSN, CRNP, is a nurse practitioner in the Division of Hematology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: General hematology, Sickle cell disease
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Acute/Chronic Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Hematology Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations



McKnight T. Acute management of sickle cell disease. Presented at: 6th International African Symposium on Sickle Cell Disease: Theme – Filling in gaps in knowledge for improved care. The Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana & The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; 2016 Jul 11; Ghana, West Africa.



McKnight T. Sickle cell disease: Non-pain related issues and complications (poster co-presenter). 32nd Annual Pediatric Nursing Conference; 2016 Jun 2-4; Philadelphia, PA.

Awards and Honors

2013, Awarded CHOP Evidence Based Practice Grant Lead-Investigator

2003,  Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

2002-2003, University of Pennsylvania Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Award 

2001, Clinical Teaching Associate awarded by Southern Connecticut State University 

1996-1998, Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement given by the Office of African American Affairs at the University of Virginia 

1995-1999, Yale New Haven Hospital Minority Nursing Scholarship Recipient