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Vargo, Lyn

Dr. Lyn Vargo
Credentials: 
PhD, RN, NNP-BC
Email Address: 
lyn.vargo@stonybrook.edu
Department: 
Graduate Studies/Advanced Practice Nursing
Position: 
Clinical Assistant Professor
Profile: 

Dr. Lyn Vargo is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program at Stony Brook University. Dr. Vargo graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree, St. Louis University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, St. Louis University with a Master of Science Degree in Nursing & the University of Missouri—St. Louis with a PhD in Nursing. She is board certified as a neonatal nurse practitioner and has been actively practicing for over 30 years at both Level II & Level III neonatal intensive care nurseries. Dr. Vargo’s specific areas of interest include neonatal congenital heart disease and neonatal hypotension.

Education: 

BS, Psychology, Purdue University, 1972

BSN, Nursing, St. Louis University, 1980

MSN, Nursing, St. Louis, University, 1988

PhD, Nursing, University of Missouri St. Louis, 2001

Clinical Specialties: 

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner—NCC certified

Primary Teaching Areas: 

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program

Research and Academic Interests: 

Neonatal Hypotension

Neonatal Cardiovascular topics

Research (selected): 

Hypotension in Very-Low-Birth Weight Infants, Maternal Voice and Newborn

Publications (selected): 

2017.  Vargo, L. & Reavey, D. Cardiovascular system cases. In: Neonatal Advanced Practice Nursing: A Case-Based Learning Approach,  Springer Publishing. 

2015. Vargo, L. Cardiovascular assessment. In: Physical Assessment of the Newborn, (Eds: Tappero, E. & Honeywell,  M.E.). NICU Ink

2014. Vargo L. Cardiovascular stability & shock. In: Golden Hours: Care of the Very Low Birth Weight Infant. NCC. 

2014 Vargo, L. Newborn physical assessment. In: Perinatal Nursing (Eds: Simpson, KR & Creehan, PA. AWHONN: Lippincott,Williams & Wilkins.

2012, Cavaliere, TA & Vargo, L. Cardiac Illustrations: A Companion Guide to the Resource Guide for Neonatal Cardiac Care. National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners

2011. Excerpt of: New NANN Practice Guideline: The Management of Hypotension in the VLBW Infant. Advances in Neonatal Care 11(4), 272-281.                   

2011. Vargo, L. & Seri I. (2011). The Management of Hypotension in the VLBW Infant: Guideline for Practice. National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NANN website).  Endorsed by the AAP. 

Presentations (selected): 

2011 Presented Lecture on the Management of Hypotension in the VLBW infant.  NANN Conference, Orlando, F

2011 Presented Lecture on Neonatal CV Review. FANNP Conference, Clearwater, FL. 

2011 Presented Lecture on Neonatal CV Review. FANNP Conference, Clearwater, FL. National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

2012 Presented Lecture on Management of Hypotension in the VLBW infant at ANN Conference. Chicago IL. 

2012 Presented Lecture on Neonatal CV Review. FANNP Conference, Clearwater, FL. 

2012 Presented Lecture on Neonatal Pharmacology Review. FANNP Conference, Clearwater, FL.  

2013 Presented Lecture on Neonatal CV Review. FANNP Conference, Clearwater, FL. 

2013 Presented Lecture on Neonatal Pharmacology Review. FANNP Conference, Clearwater, FL.  

Major Accomplishments / Honors: 

1986 Jane Whalen Nursing Scholarship, St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, MO

2002 The Shirley A. Martin Distinguished Nurse Award - Barnes College of Nursing and Health Studies

2008-2010 National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners Council Member