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Texas Medical Center
1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1570
Houston, TX 77030
Marika C. Highberger, APRN, MSN, CPNP
Instructor / Nurse Practitioner, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine
|Marquette University||Nursing Education||Master of Science, Nursing||2005|
|University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee||Bachelors||Bachelor of Arts, Communication||2001|
Marika Highberger is a pediatric nurse practitioner for Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center. She is board certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNBC) as a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP). Her clinical interests are in adolescents and the transition of care.
Within the Urgent Care Bay, she provides acute care and triage for patients with cancer and blood disorders, assesses and manages acute illnesses, infusion room reactions, and all urgent care needs for patients within the Cancer and Hematology Center.
As a member of the Clinical Research Office, she develops and maintains Beacon orders for all research and clinical treatment protocols. She also participates in the Practice Standard Committee for BEACON improvements and holds both a Beacon Builder Certification and an EPIC-Physician Builder Certification.
|Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses (APON)||Member|
|Association of Pediatric Oncology/Hematology Nurses (APHON)||Member|
|Children's Oncology Group (COG)||Member|
|Oncology Nursing Society||Member|
Awards & Honors
2021 Super Star Award, Cancer and Hematology Center, Texas Children's Hospital
2020 Excellence in Nursing Award, Bronze, Good Samaritan Foundation
2019 - Present Editor, Association of Pediatric Oncology/Hematology Nurses 43rd Annual Conference (APHON)
2017 - Present Editor, Children’s Oncology Group (COG)
2005 - Present Editor, Association of Pediatric Oncology/Hematology Nurses (APHON)
2005 - 2016 Editor, American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT)
2005 - 2016 Editor, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNP)
2006 Editor, Annual Faust Retreat Volunteer medical provider
2004 Editor, Global Medical Relief Fund
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