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Rachel Tkaczyk


Graduate Nursing
Nurse Practitioner M.S.N. Department
Advanced Practice Nursing

267.255.1790 P
Three Parkway, Room 907

Rachel Tkaczyk is a dual certified pediatric nurse practitioner. She graduated from Drexel University with her primary care nurse practitioner degree, and then obtained her pediatric acute care nurse practitioner degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Throughout her career she has worked exclusively in pediatrics, specifically in intensive care and cardiology. Currently, she practices in pediatric cardiology, with concentrations in pediatric heart transplant, heart failure, and pulmonary hypertension. She is a member of the faculty for both the pediatric primary care and acute care degrees at Drexel University.

Research Interests:

Pediatric pulmonary hypertension
Pediatric heart failure and cardiomyopathy
Pediatric heart and solid organ transplantation
Quality of life measurement and palliative care in the pediatric patient

Professional Society:

ITNS – International Transplant Nurses Society
PHA – Pulmonary Hypertension Association