Dr. Kathryn Barnard, research pioneer on care and mental health of infants, died on Saturday, June 27, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. While I don’t believe she was ever a nursing editor, certainly her innovations are well known by all of us.
Click here to read the obituary published in The Seattle Times and here to read one from The New York Times.
In lieu of flowers, Dr. Barnard requested that donations in her honor be made to the Kathryn Barnard Endorsement Fund at the Washington Association for Infant Mental Health.
I am grateful to her for contributing a Guest Editorial to the Journal of Addictions Nursing. She was a generous unassuming scholar!