Faculty Experts - Debbie Wimmer, MSN, CRNP

Debbie Wimmer, MSN, CRNP

Debbie Wimmer, MSN, CRNP
Assistant Clinical Professor

Area of Expertise:

  • Pediatric Health Care/Disease Prevention
  • International Perspectives on Child Care


Pediatric nurse practitioner Deborah Wimmer's volunteer health care work has taken her around the world - including to Russia, China, Kenya, Egypt, Morocco, Siberia and the Philippines. She works with Operation Smile, a nonprofit organization that performs cleft lip and cleft palate surgery on children worldwide, and has also done health promotion work in Peru, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and the Shoshone Nation in Nevada.


  • M.S.N., Villanova University
  • P.N.P.,  Rutgers University
  • B.S.N.,  University of Michigan

Selected Professional Experience

  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Oncology Program/Division of Oncology

Selected Research

  • Minigrant, Incorporation of Simulation Scenarios to Enhance the Graduate Nurse Practitioner Program

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