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Pediatrics - Cardiology

Houston, Texas

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Pediatrics - Cardiology
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Julia Katherine Kuzin, RN, MSN, CPNP

Julia Katherine Kuzin, B.S.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P.Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology

Assistant Director, Acute Care Advanced Practice Providers

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Cardiology, Texas Children's Hospital


  • B.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston School of Nursing, Houston, Texas
  • M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston School of Nursing, Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Houston, Texas
  • Post-Master's Certificate, Pediatric Acute Care, Rush University School of Nursing, Chicago, Ill.
  • Rice University, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management, Rising Young Leaders Development Program, Houston, Texas

Professional Organizations

  • American Heart Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Society of Pediatric Cardiac Nurses
  • Texas Nurse Practitioners
  • Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Pediatric obesity and preventative cardiology
  • Acute kidney injury in neonates following cardiac surgery
  • Improving intensive care unit provider care of patients and families

Select Publications

  • Kuzin, JK. Cardiology rheumatic fever, carditis. In: Pediatric Acute Care: a guide for interprofessional practice. Bolick B, Reuter-Rice K. (Eds). 2011.
  • Kuzin JK. Yborra JG, Taylor MD, Chang AC, Altman CA, Whitney GM, Mott AR. Family member presence during interventions in the intensive care unit: perceptions of pediatric cardiac intensive care providers. Pediatrics 120(4): e895-e901, 2007.

Contact Information

Pediatric Cardiology
Texas Children's Hospital
6621 Fannin St., MC 19345-C
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 832-826-5600
Fax: 832-825-5899

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