Winner of the Evelyn J. Barclay Scholarship, is a PhD candidate at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to beginning her doctoral studies, she earned a BSN from the University of Colorado and a graduate certificate in the Business of Nursing from Johns Hopkins University. Katherine’s research is grounded in her clinical practice in pediatric oncology and bone marrow transplant, and her research focuses on understanding how children and their family members manage serious illnesses. Katherine has also enjoyed serving as a teacher’s assistant during her doctoral studies and she is excited to share her passion for caring for children and families with the future generations of nurses.
NEF’s only purpose is to provide nursing scholarship assistance to make graduate level nursing education possible. NEF is the largest, single, private, professionally endorsed source of funds for advanced nursing study with over one hundred years of service to and for professional nursing.
NEF’s Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from nursing, education, technology, and business communities. Members donate their time and talent to the advancement of the nursing profession. NEF operates with exceptionally low overhead. NEF employs only one individual who serves in several capacities. NEF is a non-profit organization with 501(c) status; thus, your contributions are fully tax-deductible.