Erin Kesler, MSN, MS, BSN, RN, CRNP

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Erin Kesler, MSN, MS, BSN, RN, CRNP, is a surgical nurse practitioner in the Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care (CPNP-AC)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Registered Nurse Clinician - Neonatal Intensive Care (RNC-NIC)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
MS in International Child Health - University College London, London, England

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Global health
Mobile health/ mobile apps for health care
At risk newborns in low and middle income countries




Crehan, C. Kesler, E., Heys, M.  (2017). The acceptability, feasibility and usability of the NeoTree in Malawi: an integrated data  collection, clinical management and education eHealth solution to improve quality of newborn care in health facilities in resource-poor settings. Expected submission to Digital Health, July 2017.


Kesler, E., Costello, A., Heys, M., Azad, K. (2015). A Systematic review of health worker-led interventions to reduce mortality in l low birth weight neonates in low and middle-income institutional settings. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 2015, 100  (Supplement 3): A1112- A114.

Awards and Honors

2010, Valedictorian, Summa Cum Laude, Boston College, William F. Connell School of Nursing