Stephen H. Walker, MSN, CRNP

Stephen H. Walker, MSN, CRNP

Stephen H. Walker, MSN, CRNP, is a Nurse Practitioner in the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Adolescent health care in acute and primary care settings
Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-4040

Education and Training

Additional Training

Post Master's certificate, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

Board Certification

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

Undergraduate Degree

SA in Nursing - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Polytechnic, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK

Graduate Degree

MS, Clinical Specialist Track, Parent Child Nursing - The Graduate School – Newark, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services

Publications

Books

Chapters

Lin, K., Bernadzikowski, T., Walker, S., Hanna, B., & Kaufman, B. Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy and Pulmonary Hypertension. In Pediatric Practice: Cardiology, edited by Gleason, M.M., Rychik, J, & Shaddy, R. The McGraw Hill Companies, 2012, 249-264.

Posters and Presentations

Lectures by Invitation

2017

Walker SH. Utility of Treprostinil in Care for Pulmonary Hypertension. Presented at: CHOP Cardiology 2017; 2017 Feb 23; Orlando, FL.

Walker SH. Care for the Fragile Patient with Pulmonary Hypertension Outside of the Hospital. CHOP Cardiology 2017; 2017 Feb 24; Orlando, FL.

2016

Walker SH. Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension; Diagnosis and Management. Presented at: Cardiac Center nurse lecture series, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; 2016 May 10; Philadelphia, PA.

2015

Walker SH. Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension; Diagnosis and Management. Presented to: Cardiac Center nurse series. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; 2015 Nov 13; Philadelphia, PA.

Walker SH. Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension and Treatment. Presented at: I.C.E. (Interactive Continuing Education) for RNs. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; 2015 Sep 30; Philadelphia, PA.

Walker SH. Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Case Study. Presented at: PHPN Symposium; 2015 Sep 18; Arlington VA. 

Walker SH. Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension; Diagnosis and Management. Cardiac Center nurse series. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; 2015 May 5; Philadelphia, PA.

Walker SH. Session presenter; Pediatric Lung Transplantation. 8th International Conference Neonatal and Childhood Pulmonary Vascular Disease; 2015 Mar 26; San Francisco, CA. 

2014

Walker SH. Panel member, Medical Therapy for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. Pulmonary Hypertension Association, 8th International Conference; 2014 Jun 21; Indianapolis, IN.

2012

Walker SH. Panel member, Pediatric PH for Parents. Pulmonary Hypertension Association, PH on the Road educational series; 2015 Sep 8. 

Walker SH. Panel member, Teeth, Bones, and Other Surgical Problems for Kids with PH. Pulmonary Hypertension Association 9th Conference and Scientific Sessions; 2012 Jun 24.

2011

Walker SH. Advanced Practice Nurse Pharmacology series; The Use of Prostacyclins in Pulmonary Hypertension. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; 2011 Jan 23; Philadelphia, PA.

2010

Walker SH. Panel member, Teeth, Bones, and Other Surgical Problems for Kids with PH. Pulmonary Hypertension Association 9th Conference and Scientific Sessions; 2010 Jun 27.  

Awards and Honors

2006, Rotary District 7490 Humanitarian Award, Gift of Life program
1991, Fenlason Award, Rutgers College of Nursing Alumni Association
1991-1992, Walter C. Russell Scholarship; The Graduate School Newark, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
1989, Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Tau Chapter

Leadership and Memberships

Pulmonary Hypertension Professionals Network
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
American Nurses Association
New Jersey State Nurses Association