Brynn E. Dechert-Crooks, APN, FHRS, CCDS
Brynn Dechert-Crooks is a pediatric electrophysiology nurse practitioner at the University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center with over 17 years of clinical EP experience. She earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing Michigan State University (2000) and a Master of Science in nursing at Loyola University in Chicago (2004). Brynn is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner and IBHRE cardiac device specialist-allied professional.
She is a fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society and has served on various HRS committees including chair of the Allied Professional Council (2020 – 2022). She is a board of trustee’s member for the sudden arrhythmia death foundation (SADS) since 2014. She is an active member of several Pediatric and Congenital EP society (PACES) committees and was the first allied professional appointed to the PACES executive board as the vice president of allied professionals from 2013-2016.
In addition to her clinical appointment, Brynn is the manager of the advanced practice team at the University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center. She regularly publishes original research in the field of pediatric electrophysiology with specific interest in CIED research. She has consistently participated as a faculty member for HRS Scientific sessions in addition to other medical professional societies’ scientific sessions.