Katie graduated from Saint Mary’s College with her Bachelors of Nursing in 2005. She worked as an intensive care nurse from 2005 until 2009, when she completed her Masters of Nursing from Rush University.
She has been practicing as a Nurse Practitioner with a focus in cardiology since that time and has worked in several academic medical centers, including Rush University Medical Center, University of Michigan Medical, New York Presbyterian Weill/Cornell Medical Center, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Throughout her career, she has always had a passion for focusing on lifestyle habits and choices to promote wellness and, more importantly, prevent chronic disease. She enjoys educating patients and empowering them to collaborate in their healthcare journey. Her top character strengths are kindness, honesty, and fairness.