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Jenkins, TAMMARA

Formal Title:

Nurse Consultant


Nurse Consultant - Pediatric Trauma and Critical Illness Branch; Network Research Coordinator - Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN).





6100 EXECUTIVE BLVD Room 8B07B, MSC 7510
Bethesda Md 20892-7510
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Rockville Md 20852

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Tammara Jenkins, M.S.N., R.N., joined the NICHD as a Nurse Consultant in 2006.  She has extensive experience in both critical and acute care pediatric nursing.  She completed her undergraduate nursing degree at the California State University, Long Beach, and her Master of Science in Nursing (concentration in Critical Care Pediatrics) at the University of Pennsylvania.  Prior to joining the NICHD, Ms. Jenkins was the Pediatric Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist at the NIH Clinical Center for nearly 12 years, supervising the care of seriously ill children, and coordinating services for their families. She is also the Medical Coordinator for Camp Fantastic, the annual summer camp for children with cancer, sponsored through the Pediatric Oncology Branch of the National Cancer Institute.  Ms. Jenkins has held several faculty positions throughout her career, including faculty at the Temple University Department of Nursing, and clinical adjunct faculty at the University of Pennsylvania.  Her research interests include assent in the pediatric age group, as well as specialized care needs for the critically ill pediatric oncology patient, end-of-life care, family-centered care, and ethical concerns related to critically ill and injured children.

Publications (PubMed):

Collaborative pediatric critical care research network: looking back and moving forward.
How do children and parents make decisions about pediatric clinical research?
Children's and their parents' views on facing research risks for the benefit of others.
Impact of pediatric critical illness and injury on families: a systematic literature review.
The Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network Critical Pertussis Study: collaborative research in pediatric critical care medicine.
Vision National Institutes of Health Home BOND National Institues of Health Home Home Storz Lab: Section on Environmental Gene Regulation Home Machner Lab: Unit on Microbial Pathogenesis Home Division of Intramural Population Health Research Home Bonifacino Lab: Section on Intracellular Protein Trafficking Home Lilly Lab: Section on Gamete Development Home Lippincott-Schwartz Lab: Section on Organelle Biology