Frances, known as Kathy, is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has provided health care for patients with Substance Use Disorders (SUD) for many years. Kathy is very competent in her history, physical examination, and treatment of patients with Substance Use Disorders, medical and psychological problems. She is compassionate yet accurate, and up-to-date in pharmaceutical and psychological care.
Kathy is also a Director of Nursing Research and has conducted research and published on her care of patients with SUD. She was the only provider for UNMH patients with SUD for over ten years and continues to practice Motivational Interviewing with all her patients.