- Nurse Practitioner
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Hidradenitis Suppurativa
- University of Maryland Baltimore
Catherine Hood, DNP, FNP-C, joins the GW Medical Faculty Associates as a certified Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Division.
Catherine received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from UNC-Chapel Hill. She then moved to Washington, DC, and worked as a maternal-child nurse at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring. To further her scope of practice and broaden her patient population, she returned to school and obtained a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2018. She is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Catherine pursued a career in Rheumatology because of the diverse patient population, disease complexity, and increasing need for providers in the field.