Alexandra Buonomo, MSN, RN, CRNP, CPNP-PC

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Alexandra Buonomo, MSN, RN, CRNP, CPNP-PC, is a nurse practitioner with the Epilepsy Neurogenetics Initiative (ENGIN) and the Division of Neurology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (PNCB)
Registered Nurse (RN)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN-Villanova University,Villanova, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN-University of Pennsylvania, Phila.,PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Delaware Valley Student and New Graduate Event

  • Authored and presented poster entitled “Engaging School Nurses to Improve Epilepsy and Seizure Disorder Management

EFEPA and University of Pennsylvania Supports School Nurses

  • Co-hosted a virtual open forum for school nurses with the Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania, which provided Act48 credits for all school-nurse attendees. A pre-survey was administered to provide guidance for topics discussed during the forum, including implications for caring for kids with epilepsy in school and discussing administration of new-to-market seizure rescue medications. Created informational pamphlet and distributed to attendees after the forum, summarizing seizure classification, anti-seizure medications, seizure first aid, and community resources

Leadership and Memberships

  1. Neurology Nursing Professional Development Committee Chair

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Delaware Valley Chapter, Member

American Epilepsy Society, Member