Kathy provides clinical care to patients with intractable epilepsy at the Strong Epilepsy Center. This interdisciplinary, comprehensive program provides cutting edge therapy and treatment to those with epilepsy. She has a special interest and affection for those with developmental and intellectual disabilities who have intractable seizures.
Kathy is active in developing and delivering neurology education to advanced practice providers locally and regionally and is working on a national level through the American Academy of Neurology on integrating APPs into clinical neurology practice. Her decades of leadership and clinical practice have positioned her to work with other leaders to develop a team-based approach to caring for patients in neurology.
Kathy provides clinical care to patients with intractable epilepsy at the Strong Epilepsy Center. She started a Vagus Nerve Stimulation Clinic for patients in the practice who undergo this device therapy.
She is a Clinical Associate at the University of Rochester School of Nursing and has lectured extensively on a variety of topics related to epilepsy both regionally and nationally.
Residency & Fellowship
Graduate, St. John Fisher College.
Graduate, Arnot Ogden Medical Center (USA).
NP | University of Rochester. Nurse Practitioner. 0
Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society. 2017
Nancy Kent Nurse Practitioner Award. 2013
Strong Stars for Service Excellence. 2012 - 2015
Katharine M. Donohoe Neuroscience Nursing Award. 2001
Master of Science in Nursing Distinguished Student Award School of Adult Graduate Education. 2001
Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. 2001
Outstanding Unit Award - Neurology Unit. 1997
Excellence in Nursing Leadership. 1996
The Clinical Practice of Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing (2013)
Chapter: Seizures and Epilepsy
Authors: Joanne V. Hickey
Publisher: LWW 2013