Kathleen Guarino, CPNP, received her undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts and went on to work as a pediatric nurse at Hasbro Children's Hospital. After working for ten years as a registered nurse she went on to complete her master's degree in pediatric primary care at Simmons College in Boston.
Her first job as a nurse practitioner was working for the Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at Hasbro Children's Hospital. After spending five years working in surgery she joined the Division of Pediatric Cardiology in 2003. Her clinical interests are general pediatric cardiology and postoperative care.