Kathy graduated from MSU with degrees in Psychology and Women's Studies and later received her master's degree in Nurse- Midwifery from Yale University in 1991. Prior to her joining the University of Michigan in 2003 she spent 13 years providing care to women in the inner city. She especially loves caring for the adolescent population because of the unique opportunity for educating and empowering young women. Giving all women high quality and dignified care during their pregnancy and birth as well as through the rest of their health care experiences is paramount to her practice. Her clinic is at the Canton Health Center.