Catherine is a summa cum laude graduate of Duke University with a degree in mathematics, and received her MD degree at the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine. She finished her residency and fellowship at UNC, and entered private practice at Coastal Radiology in New Bern, NC where she is still working 39 years later.
She is a long term managing partner of the practice, and currently serves as president. Catherine served on the executive committee of the medical staff at Carolina East Medical Center for 16 consecutive years, as both chair of the department of imaging, and an at-large member. She was the first, and only, female chief of staff.
In 2010, Catherine received an MBA from the Yale School of Management. She then started volunteer work with the ACR, and has served as president of the North Carolina chapter, on the Council Steering Committee, as chair of the economics committee of the General Small Emergency and Rural Commission, and as chair of the steering committee of the Senior Retired Section. She is on the board of the American Association of Women Radiologists.
She is co-founder and president of Eidetico, a company which supplies a report library of template reports.
Catherine enjoys wakeboarding, water skiing, gardening, and is a CrossFit fanatic. She dotes on her two grandchildren, Betsy and Eason.