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Katie Peters


Nurse practitioner
Optimist, animal lover and reluctant martial artist

Katie Peters is a nurse practitioner who cares for children with heart conditions.

Peters' professional interests include palliative care, harm reduction (a public health strategy) and reproductive health care, particularly for teens and young adults with chronic conditions. She has a strong commitment to improving care for patients and families in populations that have been traditionally underserved.

Peters earned both her bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in advanced practice pediatric nursing at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She has held a wide variety of nursing jobs in hospital and home settings, and worked as a nurse practitioner in youth clinics as well as the newborn nursery at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Peters is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and California Nurses Association. She speaks Spanish.

  • Education

    University of Maryland, Baltimore, BA, Nursing, 1994

    University of Maryland, Baltimore, MS, Nursing, 2005

  • Languages


I aim to help patients maximize their wellness and quality of life, whatever their conditions may be.

Where I see patients (3)

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