Kathy Ware, RN, BSN, CIC
Univerisity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Kathy Ware, RN, BSN, CIC is currently an Infection Control Nurse at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Prior to that she served as coordinator at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. Kathy has been in nursing management positions for the first twenty years of her healthcare career in geriatric psychiatry, substance abuse, surgery, acute care, and orthopedics. For the past eighteen years, Kathy has been an infection preventionist in adult and pediatric hospitals ranging from a community setting to a large teaching hospital in the Texas Medical Center with her primary area of responsibility now being the 170 bed Level 2, 3 and 4 NICU. She also worked for 3 years as an employee health nurse for a small community hospital. As a APIC- Houston Chapter member, Kathy has been involved as a board member, twice as President-Elect, President for two terms and Nominating Committee from 1995-2013.
Kathy received her Associate’s degree from Alvin Community College in 1974 and her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston in 2009 graduating with honors. She has been certified in infection control since 2000.