Education and Training


Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Fellow - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified (PMHNP-BC)

Undergraduate Degree

BA in History - Colby College, Waterville, ME
BSN - Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Graduate Degree

MSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services




Kumar, A., & Kearney, A. (2021). The use of pharmacogenetic testing in psychiatry. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 33(11), 849-851.


Kumar, A., Kearney, A., Hoskins, K., & Iyengar, A. (2020). The role of psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners in improving mental and behavioral health care delivery for children and adolescents in multiple settings. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 34(5), 275-280.

Awards and Honors

Magna Cum Laude, Colby College
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honors Society, Georgetown University Chapter
Washington Hospital Center Scholars Scholarship Recipient

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

Healthy Planet Committee, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Care Committee, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Psychiatric Nurses Association
International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses