Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner
NICU and Adult ICU as an RN
Psych and primary care as an FNP
Kathryn Nielsen, whom we affectionately call “Katy,” is a Virginia native but in 2016 moved to Idaho Falls with her family from Kentucky. Katy has a broad mix of experience both as a registered nurse and as a family nurse practitioner.
Katy has worked in both hospital and private practice settings. She has extensive experience as an RN with intensive care patients. She worked in the adult ICU at Clark Memorial Hospital in Clarksville, Indiana for about 2 years. Subsequently, Katy worked with infants at Kosair Children’s Hospital (NICU) in Louisville, Kentucky for over 4 years.
As a family nurse practitioner, Katy has worked locally since 2016 in both primary and psych care. Joining Rocky Mountain Diabetes Center in September of 2019, Katy brought her unique experience and has gelled very well within the specialized environment of diabetes care. She enjoys the welcoming and friendly atmosphere at Rocky Mountain Diabetes Center and is excited to contribute to the expert endocrinology team to help patients improve their health through exceptional diabetes care.
Katy and her husband, a local clinical psychologist, have two amazing children that they adore. They love to spend time together traveling and horseback riding.