Kathryn Folkner graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the Georgia Institute of Technology. After graduation, she worked in HIV pathogenesis research at Yerkes National Primate Research Center at Emory University. She earned her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Mercer University, and is certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants.
As an Atlanta native, she enjoys spending her free time cheering on her Yellow Jackets, practicing yoga, participating in trivia, and trying out new restaurants around her hometown.