Kathryn A. Parke is an Associate Professor/Clinical and the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program Track Coordinator at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing. She holds a diploma degree in nursing from North Down Group School of Nursing in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from University of Alabama at Huntsville.
She practices as a pediatric nurse practitioner at the clinic at Healy-Murphy Center, a non-profit, school-based clinic caring for teenage adolescents and daycare-attending children. Her practice strives to improve the health and future health outcomes of under-served children through improving access and addressing social and behavioral determinants of health.
Her teaching focuses on providing experiential learning and meeting the individual learning needs of her students.