social-workerstaffpalliative-care;geriatrics;neurologyfemaleno/assets/MGH/images/medicine/pcgm/katrina-rudd-135x135.jpgKatrina RuddKatrinaRuddLICSW, C-ASWCM/sites/MGH/medicine/palliative-care-and-geriatric-medicine/about/staff/katrina-rudd.pageClinical Social Worker, Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center
Katrina completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Rochester in 2007 with majors in Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Psychology. She earned her Master of Social Work degree in 2013 from Washington University in St. Louis with a concentration in health social work practice. During graduate school, Katrina interned in the Outpatient Neurology Clinic at the Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, at the St. Louis Cancer and Breast Institute, and with the Bethesda Hospice Care program. Following completion of her MSW, Katrina worked for several years as a Health Services Care Manager and Mentor Trainer at Mystic Valley Elder Services in Malden. She was later offered a role at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in which she oversaw the organization’s case management services across the New England region.
She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and Certified Advanced Social Work Case Manager (C-ASWCM) who has a passion for supporting individuals and families impacted by progressive neurological conditions.