About the Author

Kathleen is a mother of four, grandmother of eleven, and a great grandmother to a beautiful boy. Her primary interests are her family, children, gardening, walking, writing, spirituality, benevolence, and music. She is an accomplished pianist and organist.

Kathleen’s professional career was in nursing. She was employed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital for forty years in the fields of Neurology and Neurosurgery. Prior to her retirement, she was the Patient Care Director of the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit.

While at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, in addition to her nursing responsibilities, Kathleen was the co-chairperson of the hospital’s Organ Donor Council, chairperson of the Pastoral Care Advisory Board, and a member of the Medical Ethics Committee.

Kathleen was a recipient of the Nursing Leadership Award while actively working and received several recognitions upon her retirement