Katie received her Bachelor of Nursing Science/RN degree and training at the University of Arkansas-Eleanor Mann School of Nursing in Fayetteville, AR in 2014.


She went on to achieve her Masters of Nursing Science and training as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with a focus in Primary Care at UAMS in Little Rock, AR in 2018. She practiced as an inpatient RN at Arkansas Children’s Hospital from 2015-2018 and went on to work as a Nurse Practioner with the Pulmonary Divison at Arkansas Children’s from 2018-2021 until moving back to NEA.