Date:October 18, 2012

Deborah Kollar, RN, MSN, CPNP

Deborah Kollar, R.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P.Instructor / Nurse Practitioner
Department of Pediatrics,
Section of Hematology-Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine

Deborah Kollar, R.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P.
6701 Fannin Street, Suite 1580
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 832-822-1543
Fax: 832-825-1453
Email: dckollar@txch.org

Biography

Deborah Kollar is a pediatric nurse practitioner in the outpatient clinic Leukemia Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. She is interested in home-bound learning for patients with leukemia, specifically how to facilitate the transition into home-schooling of children and adolescents with cancer. Her research aims to discover methods for reducing student isolation stress. Deborah Kollar is also interested in when and how to assist patients returning to school following cancer treatment.

Deborah Kollar is a member of the Leukemia Program.

Education

M.S.N., University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
B.S.N., Belmont University, Nashville, TN
B.S., Biology, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va

Board Certifications

Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners, Advanced Practice Nurse
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Selected Memberships

Member, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
Member, Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Nurses (APHON)
Member, Sigma Theta Tau, National Nursing Honor Society
Member, Texas Nurse Practitioners
Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society

Clinical Interests

Leukemia
Lymphoma
Does Chemotherapy Affect Cognitive Development
The Role of Learning Support

Research Interests

Home-bound learning for patients with leukemia: Timing, facilitation, transition and methods for reducing student isolation stress
When and how to assist patients returning to school following treatment

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