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Kathleen McCracken

Kathleen McCracken


I graduated from Purdue University with a BA in Chemistry and also received a degree in Medical Technology from Indiana University. I received my nursing degree from IU and after some time spent in the Pediatric ICU at Riley Childrens Hospital received my Masters Degree as a pediatric nurse practitioner in 1997.  My experience includes delivering primary care in a private practice setting with a special interest in diabetes education and management. I have also practiced in clinics providing care to local underinsured or uninsured children. I have remained active as a preceptor for several nurse practitioner students and am currently adjunct faculty at Indiana University and Ball State. I enjoy exercising, traveling and spending time with my husband and daughter.

Professional Experience

  • 2012-Present  CPNP at Northpoint Pediatrics 
  • 1997-Present  CPNP at North Central Indiana Pediatric Center
  • 2000-Present  CPNP Adjunct faculty at Ball State University, Indiana University, Indiana Wesleyan University and Butler University
  • 1994-2004  RN at Healthy Children/Healthy Teens Clinic, IN, Riley Hospital for Children, IN

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Associates
  • National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses
  • Pediatric Advance Life Support Certified


  • MSN, 1997, Indiana University School of Nursing
  • BSN, 1993, Indiana University School of Nursing
  • BS in Medical Technology, 1988, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • BA in Chemistry,1987  Purdue University School of Science