Education and Training

Board Certification

Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (PPCNP-BC)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Nurse Executive, Advanced – Board Certified (NEA-BC) – American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Acute/Chronic Advance Practice Nursing - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Advance Practice Provider (APP) Manager

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services




Freidman AL, Maller ES, Piccoli D, Plona LO, Hoffman MA, and Lau HT. Encouraging Experience With Aggressive Liver Transplantation for Children With Fulminant Hepatic Failure at a Single Transplant Center. Transplant Proceeding. 1994:26(1).

Posters and Presentations


Scott Dubow, MD, Phil Bailey, DO, Adam Himebauch, MD, Andreas Loepke, MD, Lisa Montenegro, MD, Susan Nicolson, MD, Margaret Priestly, MD, Venkat Shankar, MD, Leslie Obermeier, CRNP, Blair Kraus, RN, MSN, Chinonyerem Madu, MPH and Daniela Davis, MD. “Right Line at the Right Time: Standardizing the Assessment and Communication of Peri Operative Vascular Access Considerations in Critically Ill Children”. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Quality and Safety Day, May 2018.

Obermeirer L. “Reducing Preoperative Clear Fluid Fasting Times for Children Presenting from Home for Surgical Procedures” Isserman et al, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Quality and Safety Day, May 2018

 Alicia A. Henderson, Elizabeth T. Drum, MD, Leslie G. Obermeier, CRNP, Allan F. Simpao, MD, Scott R. Dubow, MD. “Anesthetic Considerations for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Patients Undergoing Spinraza (Nusinersen) Therapy”. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia 31st Annual Meeting, March, 2018.


Scott Dubow, MD, Leslie Obermeier, MSN, CRNP, Alicia Mamienski, MSN, CRNP, Cindy Petro RN, BSN, Kylie Geddes LSSGB, Brendan Graham, MS. “Supporting Capacity Management through Optimal Post Procedure Planning during Pre Procedure Evaluation”. 12th Annual Perioperative Medicine Summit, March, 2017.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Nurses Association
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement