Kate Bracy, RN, NP

Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Practitioner, Freelance Medical Writer


Women's Health, Family Planning


University of Minnesota, State University of New York, State University of New York at Potsdam



Kate Bracy, RN, MS, NP, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering menopause. She is a registered nurse and certified nurse practitioner who specializes in the areas of women's health and family planning. Kate has done extensive training of health professionals in the areas of adolescent health, physical exam, and sexuality.

Her work as a freelance medical writer has included co-authorship of a textbook for school nurses, clinical vignettes for Ordinary Miracles in Nursing, and a variety of articles for other publications, like the Journal of Correctional Health Care. In 2007, she authored "The Everything Health Guide to Menopause" (Adams Media) and "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Sexual Health and Fitness" (Alpha).


Kate earned a Master of Science in family nursing from the University of Minnesota. She also has an associate's degree in nursing from the State University of New York (SUNY) Canton and a bachelor's degree in English education from SUNY Potsdam.

Kate has women's health nurse practitioner certificate from Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, and a pediatric nurse practitioner certificate from the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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