Katherine comes to this position with a broad range of experience and knowledge in the areas of birth, postpartum and child development. As the mother of four she has worked with many families from their first day home from the hospital including high need infants and mothers at risk for or dealing with anxiety and depression.
Katherine is a certified birth and postpartum doula through DONA International. She has over 10 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, development, and strategic planning with the North Carolina Outward Bound School. As a survivor of postpartum anxiety Katherine is an active patient advocate for families who have suffered from infant death or neonatal infant loss. As a parent representative she advocates on a National level speaking with legislators to educate the public. Katherine is active volunteer with the Perinatal Emotional Health Network task force and the founder of Helen’s Threads of Love. She is also an active community representative on the Women’s Service Line Leadership Team and the Infant Loss Advisory Council at Mission Hospitals.