Kathryn has worked as a full-time provider at Revitalist since its official opening in February 2018. Since that time, Kathryn has participated in providing care and support to thousands of individuals receiving ketamine and vitamin infusions.
Since transitioning as a Nurse Anesthesiologist in the inpatient setting to the outpatient setting, Kathryn and her team have been invited to speak at several conferences detailing their cutting-edge infusions and therapies for treatment-resistant conditions. Kathryn has been proud to speak at the European Branch of the American Counseling Association, the Tennessee Licensed Practicing Counselors Association, and Tennessee’s Prescription Drug Task Force.
Kathryn continues to work in conjunction with clients, therapists, and their established providers to help provide a comprehensive environment to best advocate consistency of care to optimize outcomes.
In her spare time, Kathryn has expanded her care and expertise as a hired consultant with providers across the United States and United Kingdom sharing her years of experience and insight to best help clients and providers alike.
Kathryn is an active member of the American Society of Ketamine Physicians, the Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists, the Neuroscience Education Institute, and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
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Kathryn is a Nurse Anesthesiologist that has been practicing in the Knoxville area since 2014.
Kathryn is a Tennessee native that has always been involved in advanced studies and skills.
Kathryn attended high school in east Tennessee where she was a final candidate for a Rhodes Scholar. She was valedictorian in her graduating class in high school and has continued to maintain excelled levels in her studies and experience throughout her career.
Kathryn attended East Tennessee State University where she played Division I Softball on an academic and athletic scholarship. She graduated Magna Cum Laude one and a half years early obtaining her Bachelors in Nursing while also completing all of the necessary sciences for medical school in order to best optimize her education background.
Kathryn pursued her nursing career at a Level 1 Trauma Center, Knoxville Medical Center, where she worked in a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. After making strides in the critical care community and obtaining her CCRN Certification (Critical Care Registered Nurse) she wanted to further her education and experience. She then applied to Nurse Anesthesia School at the Carolinas Medical Center/University of North Carolina-Charlotte program which ranked as one of the top anesthesia programs in the country.
Kathryn graduated from the anesthesia program Magna Cum Laude and obtained top training at Carolinas Medical Center and Levine’s Children’s Hospital. Carolinas Medical Center and Levine’s Children’s Hospital is ranked nationally in several adult and pediatric specialties.
Since graduating, Kathryn has practiced in the local Knoxville area with specialties in several fields of anesthesia including neurological, cardiothoracic, obstetrics, orthopedics, vascular, plastics, gastrointestinal, pediatrics, urological, mental health treatments, and general subspecialties.
Kathryn’s nursing background and training has allowed her exposure to many different types of patients and associated treatment of their primary condition with co-existing psychological disorders in intensive care units and operating rooms allowing her an excellent opportunity to work as an active team member of client’s medical and mental health team.
Nurse anesthesiologists have extensive training and education in several areas. These include the active sedation and maintenance of patients presenting with a wide array of medical conditions, including psychological and pain disorders. Nurse anesthesiologists also receive professional training in psychopharmacology, neurodegenerative disorders, psychiatric disorders, genetic nervous system disorders, crisis intervention, substance abuse, among other neurologic, cardiac, pain, and psychiatric specialities.
Kathryn continues to have a passion to help others with evidence-based science and practices. By actively working with this practice, she hopes to help others by bringing top-rated therapies and interventions to patients allowing them the opportunity to live a higher quality life.