Education and Training

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Basic Life Support Instructor
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
BS - Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Cardiac Transplant Coordinator

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2019

Skeans, M, Pyke. Et al. (2019, June). Effect of DSA-Free Heart Allocation on Children Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Transplant Congress, Boston, MA

Edwards, J. et al.  (2019, April). Dose-Dependent Response to Desensitization in Pediatric Heart Transplant Candidates Assessed by Single Antigen Bead Technology. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Volume 38, Issue 4

Burstein, D.S. et al.  (2019, April). Low Utility of Nuclear Perfusion Exercise Stress Tests for Detecting Graft Vasculopathy in Children After Heart Transplantation. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Volume 38, Issue 4

2017

O’Connor, M.J & Glatz, A (2017, April). Preoperative Recipient Factors Predict Outcome in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients Using a Novel Risk Factor Score Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Heart Lung Transplant, San Diego, California

2012

Ryan, R. (2012). From Bedside to Bunkside: A Pediatric Transplant Nurse at Summer Camp. ISHLT Links, Volume 3, Issue 11.

Awards and Honors

2005, Magna Cum Laude, Saint Joseph’s University

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2016-present, International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant, Member

2011-present, International Transplant Nurses Society, Member

National

2017-present, United Network for Organ Sharing

 - 2017-present, Pediatric Transplant Committee