Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (CPNP-PC)
Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant (CRNFA) – Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI)
Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) – National Institute of First Assisting (NIFA)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Immaculata University, Immaculata, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN - Drexel University, Philadelphia PA
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) – Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Additional Training

Licensed Practical Nurse Certification (LPN) – Eastern Montgomery Vocational Technical School, Willow Grove, PA
Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN) – Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Neurogenic bladder
Neurogenic bowel
Voiding function




Adams, A. J., Muhly, W. T., Gurnany, H. G., Kerr, J. C., & Wells, L. (2018). Short-term outcomes in pediatric patients managed with peripheral nerve blockade for arthroscopic anterior ligament reconstruction and/or meniscus surgeries. Cureus, 1-12. doi:10.7759/cureus.2852


Brusalis, C. M., Lawrence, J. T., Ranade, S. C., Kerr, J. C., Pulos, N., Wells, L., & Ganley, T. J. (2017). Can a novel, low-cost simulation model be used to teach anterior cruciate ligament graft preparation? Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.


Scully, S., Mallon, M., Kerr, J. C., & Ludzia-DeAngelis, A. (2012). Fetal myelomeningocele: A new standard of care. AORN, 175-195.


Howell, L., Burns, K., Lenghetti, E., Kerr, J., & Sargent-Harkins, L. (2002). Management of fetal airway obstruction: An innovative strategy. Maternal Child Nursing, 238-243.


Davidoff, A., Hebra, A., Kerr, J., & Stafford, P. W. (1996). Thoracoscopically-assisted irrigation and debridement of empyema in children. Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery, 6:S51.

Davidoff, A., Soutter, A., Kerr, J. C., & Stafford, P. W. (1996). Laparoscopic splenectomy in children. Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques, 29-32.

Awards and Honors

2019, Nurse Innovator Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN)
National Association of Pediatric Nurses and Practitioners (NAPNAP)
Pediatric Urology Nurses and Specialists (PUNS)