Jonas III Veterans Healthcare Scholar Alumni

Kathryn Gift, DNP

University of Maryland

Jonas III Veterans Healthcare Scholar Alumni - Katherine GiftKathryn Gift completed her DNP at the University Of Maryland School Of Nursing. She received her MSN degree in Adult Health and Emergency Trauma from William Carey University. After a 20 career as a nurse in the US Navy, Dr. Gift began working at the VA Gulf Coast System hospital in 2006. She currently serves on the interdisciplinary pain management committee and is facilitating the development of a pain management school for Veterans at that institution. Dr. Gift’s research interests’ center around identifying the best evidence based techniques for dealing with chronic pain, including complementary and alternative methods to be used in teaching Veterans those techniques.