Aparna Kumar, CRNP, PhD Aparna Kumar, CRNP, PhD, is a Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Child Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Psychiatry and Behavioral Science in University City, PA Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Undergraduate DegreeBSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Graduate DegreePhD in Nursing - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAMSN, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Titles and Academic Titles Nurse Practitioner Departments and Services Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Publications Papers2011 Hanrahan NP, Kenny-Rolin D, Roman J, Kumar A, Aiken L, Blank MB. Promoting self-care management among individuals with serious mental illness who have HIV. Home Health Care Manag Pract. 2011 Dec;23(6):421-427. 2010 Hanrahan NP, Kumar A, Aiken LA. Adverse event outcomes associated with organizational factors of inpatient psychiatric care environments in general hospitals. Psychiatr Serv. 2010 Jun;61(6):569-74. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.61.6.569. Awards and Honors 2007-2008, U.S. Student Fulbright Scholar, Mozambique2006-2007, Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, Malawi2004, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship in Portuguese (Brazil) Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.