has undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and St. Louis University.
practiced as a nurse and a midwife in a variety of diverse clinical settings.
is currently completing doctoral study in the University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice.
She has taught midwives and nurses at the graduate level for many years with faculty appointments at Yale University, the University of Pennsylvania, Case Western Reserve University, and Philadelphia University.
Currently Kate is on the Board of Directors of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, with previous appointments to their Division of Accreditation, Board of Review.
is active in legislative issues affecting midwives in Pennsylvania.
Kate has nine years experience in online learning and program administration, serving as director of three online nurse-midwifery graduate programs.
She directed Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing Community-Based Nurse-Midwifery Education Program (CNEP), the largest nurse-midwifery program in the country.
She founded and directed the programs at Philadelphia University, and the Institute of Midwifery, Women and Health.
Prior to joining 2tor, Kate was a faculty member of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, where she directed the Teacher Education Program and taught in the Midwifery and Womenâ€™s Health Nurse-Practitioner graduate programs.
principal areas of interest include international nursing and midwifery, preparation of the teaching work force, and maternal-infant health.