Kate Ripperger, ARNP, is a graduate of Graceland University, Kansas City, MO. In 2018, she received her Masters of Science in Nursing. In addition, she holds a Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree from Mount Mercy College (2007).
Kate has an extensive nursing background having served in emergency and surgery departments in Texas and Iowa. She is a member of the Emergency Nurse Association, whose mission is to advocate for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice.
As an Acute Care provider, Kate provides for individuals who are experiencing cold and flu symptoms; minor burns, cuts or rashes; ear, sinus, or urinary tract infection; sprains or strains; pink eye; vomiting and diarrhea; and other acute ailments.
Kate is a Knoxville native. She graduated from Knoxville High School and lives in Knoxville with her daughter.