Catherine (Kate) Johnson has been a registered nurse for over 30 years and was the public health nurse in her community for 13 years (2008–2021). She lives in western Massachusetts and vacations in Cape Cod every year. Kate received her BSN from Keuka College, MBA from Western New England College, MSN from American International College, and PhD in nursing education from Capella University. She is passionate about teaching aromatherapy in the community and at the undergraduate level. Kate’s dissertation was titled: “The Effect of Diffused Aromatherapy on Test Anxiety Among Baccalaureate Nursing Students (ED554168)”. She is board-certified in advanced holistic nursing, public health, advanced public health nursing, nursing education, and aromatherapy. She has published and presented at national conferences.

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