Katherine was born and raised in Texas. She graduated from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas with a Bachelor of Science in biology. Upon fulfillment of her undergraduate degree, she attended school at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s Cardiovascular Perfusion Program and graduated in 2019. After completion, Katherine began her career at UTHealth’s Center for Advanced Heart Failure. She is delighted to educate future perfusionists and honored to be at the forefront of medicine.