Kathy received her nursing diploma from Buffalo General Hospital School of Nursing in Buffalo, New York. After working as a nurse for nearly 30 years, she went back to school at Arizona State University to earn her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and her Masters of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated ASU as a Barbara Browne Conors Nursing Scholar for academic achievement. She has also received her Post-Masters Certificate as a Nurse Educator. She has been working as a Nurse Practitioner in Neurology for four years and works part time here at Gilbert Neurology. She maintains an active membership in committees such as the Executive Board for the ASU College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation Chapter of the ASU Alumni Association as well as several other professional organizations.