Tara T Merck, APNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Children’s Wisconsin since 2011
  • Nurse Practitioner, Children's Wisconsin



As director of Advanced Practice, Tara’s primary focus is advocacy and support of the advanced practice providers including the nurse practitioners, physician assistants and anesthesiology assistants. She works with physician and administrative leaders from primary and specialty care groups to optimize the scope of APP practice, to look at creative APP care models and to ultimately increase patient access while providing the highest quality care.

In addition to her administrative role, Tara continues clinical contact by performing outpatient procedures for the hematology/oncology/bone marrow transplant population.


  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Education and Awards


  • 1993, Georgia Health Sciences University, B.S.
  • 2004, Georgia State University,
  • 2004, Georgia State University (GA), MSN
  • 1993, Medical College of Georgia, BS