Kathy Perko, M.S., P.N.P.

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Kathy is the Program Director of the Bridges Palliative and Comfort Care Program at Doernbecher. She has completed advanced training in caring for children and their families when they are not expected to life a full life.  Her clinical interests include pain and symptom management at end of life and professional relationships between healthcare providers and families. She also sees children in the pediatric oncology clinic as a nurse practitioner. In her off time Kathy enjoys the opera, reading and travel.

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OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital

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Memberships & Associations

  • Children’s Oncology Group
  • Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Nurses (local and national)
  • Sigma Theta Tau