Kathleen Ernst, ANP, ACNP died suddenly on July 14, 2014, age 64. Kathleen started as a Nurse Practitioner at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, NY after graduating with her MSN at State University of New York at Buffalo in 1999. Moving to Phoenix in 2002, she worked at various practices including Geriatrix, Premiere Physicians, and Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center. She completed her ACNP in 9/2013 and worked on the medical management of hospitalized patients including trauma services, neurology, neuro-surgery, and orthopedics. She precepted students.