Tracy B. KarpRNC, MS, NNP
Mr. Karp is currently the Chief of advanced practice clinicians, Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital; Salt Lake City. He has held this role for the past three years. Prior to this role, he was the manager of the neonatal nurse practitioner service at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City for 26 year years. His clinical practice began in 1992 as a staff neonatal nurse practitioner again at Primary Children’s Hospital. He continues to have an active clinical practice. Mr. KARP has also been an adjunct clinical instructor (voluntary) for the University of Utah College Of Nursing since 1982. His area of leadership interests are advanced practice role and program development, and neonatology.
Mr. Karp has been involved in various research projects throughout his career. His Master thesis focused on the investigation into feeding tolerance for the very low birth weight infants. He has participated in various roles in various projects including evaluation of the approach to gastroschisis repair, investigations into intra-abdominal pressure measurements in newborns, the effect of occupational therapy on the outcome of high-risk infants, and feeding progression in infants residing in a level to be special care nursery.