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Kymberlee Elles,

DrNP, CRNP-BC, CNE

Title: Clinical Associate Professor

Practices: Drexel Obstetrics and Gynecology

Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Locations:

Drexel Ob/Gyn
255 S. 17th Street
9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.546.6475
Fax: 215.546.1661

Education

  • Nursing - Holy Family College
  • BA - Thomas Jefferson University

Clinical Services

Cervical dysplasia, Colposcopy - directed biopsy, Genital warts, HPV vaccine to prevent cervical cancer, Gynecology, HPV infection, Gynecologic exams, Dysplasia, Human papillomavirus

Biography

Kymberly Elles is board certified as a women's health nurse practitioner and has worked in both private and faculty practices. In addition to her work educating nurses, physician assistants, residents, and medical students, she maintains a WHNP practice with the College of Medicine. Dr. Elles is an active member of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, American College of Nurse Practitioners, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and Sigma Theta Tau International. She also serves as an ambassador for the American Conversation about Women and Leadership, Vision 20/20.

Dr. Elles has a deep-rooted interest in HPV and cervical cancer in women, particularly women age 40 and older. Additionally, she has participated in mission work to the Dominican Republic providing problem-based care and educational services to underserved women.

Publications

"The impact of transdisplinary simulation on interprofessional collaborative practice in women's health"
Montgomery K, Morse K, Multak N & Griswold S
The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, 7(6), 469. doi: 10.1097/SIH.0b013e31827e775e (2012)

"Transdisciplinary simulation: Learning and practicing together"
Montgomery K, Griswold-Theodorson S, Morse K, Montgomery O, & Farabaugh D
Nursing Clinics of North America, 47(4), 493-502. Doi.org/10.1016/j.cnur.2012.07.009 (2012)

"Transdisciplinary teamwork simulation in OB/GYN healthcare education"
Posmontier B, Montgomery K, Montgomery O, Morse K & Smith Glasgow ME
Journal of Nursing Education, 5(3), 176-179. Doi: 10.3928/01484834-20120127-02 (2012)

"Promoting health quality and safety in women's health through the use of transdisciplinary clinical simulation educational modules: Methodology and a pilot trial"
Montgomery K, Morse K, Smith-Glasgow ME & Follen M
Gender Medicine, 9, S48-S54. Gender Medicine; 9: S48 -S54. Doi: 10.1016/j.genm.2011.11.001 (2012)

"Human Papillomavirus and cervical cancer: Knowledge, health beliefs, and preventative practices: A comparison study"
Montgomery K, Smith Glasgow ME
Gender Medicine, 9, S54-S66 (2012)

"Knowledge of HPV and Cervical Cancer, Health Beliefs, and Preventative Practices in Older Women"
Montgomery K, Bloch J, Bhattacharya A & Montgomery O
Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecological, and Neonatal Nursing, 39(3), 238-249. DOI: 10.1111/j.1552-6909.2010.01136.x (2010)

"HPV and cervical cancer awareness in women over the age of 40: The forgotten generation. Implications for practice"
Montgomery K & Bloch J
Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 22, 92 -100 (2010)

"The role of the DrNP in the development of a cervical cancer reduction program for underserved women in the Dominican Republic"
Montgomery K & Montgomery O
Oncology Nurse Forum, 36(5), 495-499. DOI: 10.1188/09.ONF.495-497 (2009)

"Self disclosure of sexually transmitted diseases: An integrative review"
Montgomery K, Gonzalez G & Montgomery O
Journal of Holistic Nursing Practice, 22(5), 268-279 (2008)