Katherine Heinze

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.