Savin, Michele Kacmarcik
Michele Kacmarcik Savin, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC
Philadelphia, PA 19107
DNP, Thomas Jefferson University, 2017
MSN, University of Pennsylvania, 1992
BSN, University of Delaware, 1998
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Neonatal Resuscitation Program, Regional Trainer
Program Director- Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Research & Clinical Interests
Preventing Prematurity, Translation of Evidence to the Lay Public
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN)
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
Academy of Neonatal Nursing (ANN)
Sigma Theta Tau
National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners
National League for Nursing (NLN)
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty
Presentations & Awards
2017 Susan Schrand Award for Professionalism, Leadership and Advocacy, Jefferson College of Nursing
2016 March of Dimes Graduate Nursing Scholarship Award
“An update on the identification and management of conjugated and unconjugated bilirubin”, National Association of Neonatal Nurses 33rd Annual Conference, Providence, RI, October 2017.
“A holistic nursing approach to the education of vulnerable substance exposed mothers and infants”, National Association of Neonatal Nurses 33rd Annual Conference, Providence, RI October 2017.
“NAS in the First Year of Life”, Florida Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners 28th Annual Florida NNP Symposium, Clearwater, FL, October 2017.
“Health Literacy Update”, Florida Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners 28th Annual Florida NNP Symposium, Clearwater, FL, October 2017
National Excellence in Clinical Practice Award. 2015. Academy of Neonatal Nursing,
“Update on Care of the Maternal-infant Dyad with Opioid Exposure”, Pursuing Best Practices in the NICU annual conference Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children Wilmington, DE, May, 2015
“Barriers to the Pursuit of the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Role” Eastern Nursing Research Society Annual Meeting Washington, DE, April, 2015
“Translating evidence: Using the Magic of Nursing Knowledge to Improve Health Literacy” AWHONN National Convention 2014 Orlando, FL, June 2014
Savin, Michele Kacmarcik (2018). Understanding Trisomy. Healthy Mom and Baby (23), 45.
Savin, Michele Kacmarcik (2018). Newborn Thyroid Conditions. Healthy Mom and Baby (23), 60.
Savin, Michele Kacmarcik (2017). Does my baby have Hand Foot and Mouth Disease? Healthy Mom and Baby (22), 63.
Savin, Michele Kacmarcik (2017). Neonatal implications of substance use treatment during pregnancy. Nursing for Women’s Health, 21 (2), 153-154.
Savin, Michele Kacmarcik (2016). My baby has jaundice. Healthy Mom and Baby. AWHONN. Issue 19.
Savin, M.K. & Paul, D.A. (2016). Opioid exposed mothers and infants in Delaware: clinical and legal considerations. Delaware Medical Journal, 88 (4), 111-114.
Savin, Michele Kacmarcik (2015). We can do better: An argument for improved care of the opioid addicted mother-infant dyad. Journal of Doctoral Nursing Students Scholarship. Vol 3. http://issuu.com/pennnursing/docs/jndss_2015__revised_
Gibson, Michelle & Savin, Michele Kacmarcik (2015). Breastfeeding your baby. Healthy Mom and Baby. AWHONN Issue
Savin, Michele Kacmarcik (2015). Colostrum as babies first food. Healthy Mom and Baby. AWHONN, Issue 16.
Investigator, “Utilization of Care by Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in Delaware”, 2017 DNP Practice Inquiry Research Project, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Investigator, "Barriers to Pursuit of Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Role”, 2013-2014 research project in the Neonatal Intensive Care, Christiana Care Health Services Wilmington DE
Co-Investigator, “Timing of Interpregnancy Preconception Counseling After a Premature Birth”, 2009 research project in the Neonatal Intensive Care, Christiana Care Health Services, Newark, Delaware