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Passing of Kathryn E Barnard, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dr. Kathryn E. Barnard, UW School of Nursing professor emeritus and eponymous founder of the school’s Barnard Center on Infant Mental Health and Development, died June 27. She was 77.

It is with great sadness that I share the news of the passing of another great nursing teacher, innovator, mentor and role model: Kathryn E Barnard PhD, RN, FAAN. Kathryn accomplished so much during her lifetime and was an active and engaged member of WSNA throughout her career as well. I was blessed to have had her as a teacher, mentor, colleague and friend for many years. She will be greatly missed.”
— Judy Huntington, MN, RN

Kathryn Barnard, a pioneer in infant mental health, dies #

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UW nursing scientist's findings changed the way that healthcare providers evaluate and treat children

Dr. Kathryn E. Barnard, UW School of Nursing professor emeritus and eponymous founder of the school’s Barnard Center on Infant Mental Health and Development, died June 27. She was 77.

Barnard was an internationally recognized pioneer in the field of infant mental health, which studies the social and emotional development of children during the first five years of life. She was a renowned researcher, teacher and innovator.

You can read more about Kathryn Barnard, her accomplishments and the many lives she touched, on the University of Washington Health Sciences news site.