Kathleen has been a national speaker for the nursing profession for the past twelve years. For her Master’s Thesis she authored “Speak Your Truth” which is the only book to date on physician-nurse communication. In “Ending Nurse to Nurse Hostility”, Kathleen offers the first comprehensive and compassionate look at the etiology, impact and solutions to horizontal violence. In 2009 she was voted one of the top twenty leaders in the United States changing healthcare. Today, she educates front line staff, hospital boards and leadership on how to address their greatest barrier to safety and quality: culture.