Katherine received her bachelor degree in sociology and Master of Social Work at Louisiana State University. She started her career at the Baton Rouge General Medical Center on their general medicine floor gaining social work experience on all the units there including telemetry, burn, oncology, moms and babies, and the ER. She received her board certification in 1998 from the Louisiana State Board of Board Certified Social Work Examiners.
Katherine has been at the Multiple Sclerosis Program at UT Southwestern since September 2002. She works with a dynamic multidisciplinary team in the MS Clinic and the CONQUER clinic at Children’s Health Dallas participating in research and patient care. She assists adults and children by serving as their advocate, locating resources, providing counseling, support and information, and arranging home and outpatient care. She is the social worker for the Total Life Care and Complex Care clinic within the MS Clinic.