Melissa Duran, MSN, CRNP, NNP-BC

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Melissa Duran, MSN, CRNP, NNP-BC, is a surgical nurse practitioner with the Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit (N/IICU) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Additional Training

Post-Master’s in Nursing, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified (NNP-BC)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Nursing - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Baltimore, MD
BA in Spanish - Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner, Newborn/Infant Intensive Care

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Edwards, T., Duran, M. & Meeker, T. (2017). Congenital Infantile Fibrosarcoma in  the Premature Infant. Advances in Neonatal Care, 16 (6), 440-450.

2016

Duran, M.S., Rintoul, N.E. & Moldenhauer, J.S. (2016). Gastroschisis Optimal Care Guidelines.

2015

Duran, M.S., Meeker, T.M., Rintoul, N.E. and Maxwell, L.G. (2015). Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Epidural Analgesia for Postoperative Pain Management in Neonates/Infants Undergoing Abdominal or Thoracic Surgery. Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing, 4 (4), 137-146.

2011

Duran, M.S. & Spatz, D.L. (2011). A mother with glandular hypoplasia and a late preterm infant. Journal of Human Lactation, 27, 394-397.

Books

Chapters

2017

Bodenstab, H., Duran, M.S., Meeker, T. & Rintoul, N.E. (2017). Postoperative Pain Management Algorithm.

2016

Duran, M.S., Rintoul, N.E. & Moldenhauer, J.S. (2016). Gastroschisis Optimal Care Guidelines.

2013

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment (2013). Omphalocele [Fact sheet].

2012

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment (2012). Gastroschisis [Fact sheet].

Posters and Presentations

2018

CHOP International Surgical Mission to Guatemala, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Conference: Care of the Surgical Neonate- One Stitch at a Time, Philadelphia, PA, March 2018.

2017

Management of Postoperative Pain in Infants/Neonates, The Children’s Hospital of  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, April 2017.

2016

Los Defectos Congénitos, Consuelo, Dominican Republic, November 2016.

Defectos Cardiacos Congénitos de los Niños, Consuelo, Dominican Republic, November 2016.

Perioperative Management of Infants with Congenital Hyperinsulinism (HI), The Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Database (CHND) Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO, September 2016.

Congenital Mesoblastic Nephroma (CMN): A Tale of Two Cases, The Annual American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association Scientific Conference, San Diego, CA, May 2016.

Perioperative Management of Infants with Congenital Hyperinsulinism (HI), The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Conference: Congenital Hypoglycemia Disorders: Hyperinsulinism and GSD, Philadelphia, PA, April 2016.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA)
Children’s Hospital Neonatal Consortium (CHNC), Project Management Team