Deborah Busch, DNP, CPNP-PC, CLC

Assistant Professor, FCH
Address: 575B
Phone Number: 410-706-8725
busch@son.umaryland.edu

Education

  • DNP, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013
  • CRNP/MSN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care, Gwynedd Mercy College, PA, 1999
  • RN/BSN, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1992

Research

  • 2014: Recipient for the Nurse Educator Doctoral Grant for Practice and Dissertation Research Award
  • 2013: Anderson Pool Health Care Trust Research and Developmental Grant Recipient
  • 2013: Primary Care Breastfeeding Tri-Core Breastfeeding EBP Capstone Project
  • 2012: American Academy of Pediatrics PA Chapter: BEST Breastfeeding Education Grant
  • 2005-06: Pennsylvania Department of Health Community-Based Breastfeeding Grant Recipient

Recent Publications

  • Busch, D.W., Logan, K., & Wilkensin, A. (2014). The tri-core breastfeeding conceptual model: strategies’ for primary care. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 28(6), pp. 486-496.  doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2014.02.007

Primary Teaching Areas

  • NURS 709: Management of Well Child and Adolescent
  • NURS 714: Common Health Problems in Children and Adolescent II
  • NURS 713: Common Health Problems Children and Adolescent
  • NURS 715: Common Health Problems Children and Adolescent Clinical
  • NURS 721: Primary Care and Chronic Illness
  • NURS 722: Primary Care and Chronic Illness Clinical
  • NURS 732/733: Common Health Problems in Children and Adolescent II Clinical
  • Pediatric Clinical Student Preceptor for University of Maryland School of Nursing PNP Program 

Academic & Professional Activities

  • 2014: Committee Member of the Chesapeake Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • 2014: Member of the Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition
  • 2013: Secretary of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Breastfeeding SIG Group
  • 2013: DNP Committee, University of Maryland School of Nursing
  • 2012: Charter member of the Lehigh Valley, PA Breastfeeding Coalition Formation
  • 2012: NAPNAP Breastfeeding Guidelines Task Force Committee

Professional Nursing Experiences

  • 2013-Present: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Lactation Consultant with Hanover Pediatrics, Hanover, PA
  • 1999-2013: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care General Pediatrics
  • 2008-2012: Adjunct Clinical Instructor, DeSales University, PA Nurse Practitioner Program
  • 1996-1997: The United States Peace Corps, Nepal, MCH Public Health Program
  • 1993-1996: Pediatric Public Health Clinic and Immunization Program
  • 1992-1993: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA