Katherine Mehaffey received her Bachelors of Science in Zoology in 1980, her Associate of Science in Biological Parks Management in 1983, and her BSN in 1992 from University of Central Florida. In 2009, she became a Certified Wound Specialist. She then obtained her Wound, Ostomy and Continence as well as Foot and Nail Care certification from Emory University in 2012. She has specialized in burn, wound and ostomy care for over 8 years and has worked on inpatient complex burn/wound units as well as in the outpatient setting at several wound clinics in Tucson. Kathy is currently the President of the Tucson Affiliate of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society.