Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Kathleen L Grady, PhD

Kathleen L Grady, PhD

Professor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery) and Medicine (Cardiology)

Focus of Work


Areas of interest include heart failure, heart transplantation, ventricular assist devices, disease management programs, health-related quality of life, psychosocial outcomes, patient adherence with therapeutic regimens, patient decision-making, caregiver burden, health literacy, nutrition, palliative care, and transition from pediatric to adult care.


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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Loyola University, Niehoff School of Nursing (1993)


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