Cassandra Narr, APRN, CNP, MS, FNP-BC

Clinical Instructor
Cassandra Narr

Contact

Office Phone
Office Address

300 University Square
111 South Boradway
Rochester, MN 55904
United States

Education

MS, Winona State University, 2013

BS, College of St. Benedict, 2005

Licensures and Certifications

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Minnesota Board of Nursing
Registered Nurse, Minnesota Board of Nursing

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Biography

Summary

Cassandra Narr, APRN, CNP, MS, FNP-BC, is a family nurse practitioner with 17 years of experience in caring for all ages of patients within a diverse number of community and hospital settings while obtaining experiences in leadership, scholarship, and community research. Her expertise is in community pediatric and adolescent care, eating disorders, and college health. Preciously, Narr served as an associate professor of undergraduate nursing at Winona State University focusing on family and child rearing nursing, community health, and simulation education. 

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine
  • Minnesota Nursing Research Society (2011- 2012)
  • Minnesota Organization of Leaders in Nursing (2010-2011)
  • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (2006-2011)
  • Association of Southeast Minnesota Nurse Practitioners

Experience

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Mayo Clinic: Rochester, Minnesota

Publications

Selected Publications

Lebow, J., Mattke, A., Narr, C., Pertain, P., Breland, R., Gewitz, O’Brien, J., Geske, J., Billings, M., Clark, M., Jacobson R., Phelan, S., Harbeck-Weber, C., Le Grange, D., & Sim, L. (2021). Can adolescents with eating disorders be treated in primary care? A retrospective clinical cohort study. Journal of Eating Disorders, 9(55). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40337-021-00413-9

Gewitz O’Brien, J., Sim, L. Narr, C., Mattke, A., Billings, M., Jacobson, R. M., & Lebow, J. (2021). Addressing Disparities in Adolescent Eating Disorders: A Case Report of Family-Based Treatment in Primary Care. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 35(3). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2020.11.003

Lebow, J., Narr, C., Mattke, A.. et al. (2021). Engaging primary care providers in managing pediatric eating disorders: a mixed methods study. Journal of Eating Disorders, 9, 11. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40337-020-00363-8

Lebow, J, Gewirtz O’Brien, J. R., Mattke, A., Narr, C., Geske, J., Billings, M., Clark, M. M., Jacobson, R. M., Phelan, S. Le Grange, D., & Sim, L. (2019). A primary care modification of family-based treatment for adolescent restrictive eating disorder. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, 29(4), 1-14. https//doi.org/10.1080/10640266.2019.1656468

Lebow J., Mattke A., Gewitz O’Brien J., Narr, C., Billings M., Clark M., Le Grange D., & Sim L. (2019). Embedding treatment for adolescent restrictive eating disorders in primary care to improve detection and treatment: Results from 3 case studies. Journal of Adolescent Health, 64(2). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.10.110

Gentile, N., Kaufman, T. K., Maxson, J., Klein, D. M., Merten, S., Price, M., Swenson, L., Weaver, A. L., Brewer, J., Rajjo, T., Narr, C., Ziebarth, S., & Lynch, B. A. (2018). The Effectiveness of the Family-Centered Childhood Obesity Intervention at the YMCA: A Pilot Study. Journal of Community Med Health EDUC, 8(1). DOI: 10.4172/2161-0711.1000591

Presentations

Empowering Primary Care Teams to Manage Disordered Eating in Adolescents (2022). Jointly presented at the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting. CME 1.25  

Embedding Treatment for Adolescent Restrictive Eating Disorder in Primary Care to Improve Early Detection and Treatment (2019) poster presented at 21st Annual Internal Medicine Review for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Primary Care Physicians, Rochester MN and Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine (2019), Washington D.C.

Primary care approach to treatment and identification of eating disorders in adolescents (2019). Presented at Mayo Clinic LPN Clinical Practice Review Conference 1CEU 

Primary care approach to childhood obesity (2017). Presented at 19th Annual Internal Medicine Review for Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Rochester MN. 1CEU 

Primary care approach to childhood obesity (2016), Skills Days at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 1CEU 

Creating an Interdisciplinary Care Model for Rural Community Clinic: An Evidence-Based Project. Presented poster at Annual Research Conference, Midwest Nursing Society, Dearborn Michigan (2012)

Everyone Deserves a Holiday. Poster presented at Mayo Poster Fair (2009) and National Critical Care Nursing Conference (2010) 
 

Honors & Recognition

Honorable poster award: Embedding Treatment for Adolescent Restrictive Eating Disorder in Primary Care to Improve Early Detection and Treatment (2019) 21a Annual Internal Medicine Review for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Primary Care Physicians (2019) 

Elizabeth C. Bonner Nursing Education Award (2012) 

Poster winner at student Mayo Research Conference: Creating an Interdisciplinary Care Model for a Rural Community Clinic: An Evidence-Based Project Presentation (2011)