Karen McKearney, DNP, CPNP, PMHS, BCB

Nurse Practitioner

Karen McKearney, DNP, CPNP, PMHS, BCB

Nurse Practitioner

Specialties: Nurse PractitionerMore specialties

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622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

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About Karen McKearney, DNP, CPNP, PMHS, BCB

Karen McKearney, DNP, CPNP, PMHS, BCB is a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Division of Child Neurology. She is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany with a B.S. in Human Biology, holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from Columbia University, as well as a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Chatham University. Karen is board certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner, pediatric primary health care mental health specialist, and biofeedback provider. Her clinical practice is comprised of collaborative care for neurological conditions with a focus on implementing lifestyle interventions and other effective evidence-based treatments at the Columbia/NYP Child Neurology Clinic. Karen's research interests include the application of biofeedback and neurofeedback in children and adolescents.

Board Certifications:

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (CPNP)

Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist (PMHS)

Biofeedback Certification International Alliance Board Certified in Biofeedback (BCB)


  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Biofeedback Therapy
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Headache
  • Migraines
  • Seizures
  • Sleep Disorder


  • Medical School: Chatham College
  • Medical School: Columbia University School of Nursing

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing
  • Nurse Practitioner

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Awards & Honors

  • 2011 Advanced Practice Nurse. NewYork-Presbyterian Falcon Award for Excellence at Practice
  • 2011 NewYork-Presbyterian Ambulatory Care Network Nursing Excellence Award Winner

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