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Katherine Heinze: Doctoral Nursing Students

Katherine E. Heinze, BSN, RN, CPHON

PhD Candidate
Katherine Heinze
Advisor(s): Marie T. Nolan, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
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Katherine Heinze, a graduate of the University of Colorado, worked at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Pediatric Oncology and BMT department for seven years before returning to school to complete her PhD. Her dissertation focuses on parent and family responses to a child undergoing BMT during transitions in care, and her future goals include improving family well-being in the pediatric oncology and BMT settings.

Dissertation Focus

Pediatrics, Oncology/BMT, Family Research

Major Achievement(s)

  • NINR NRSA recipient 2014-2016
  • ACS Doctoral Degree Scholarship in Cancer Nursing 2013-2015
  • Health Disparities T32 2012