Katherine Rafferty published in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care


Katherine Rafferty, assistant teaching professor in the Department of Psychology, has published an article in the Journal of Pediatric Healthcare. Maeve McGuire (’21 technical communication) also contributed to this research.

The article, “When Facing Hopeful and Hopeless Experiences: Using Snyder’s Hope Theory to Understand Parents’ Caregiving Experiences for Their Medically Complex Child,” was publshed on August 6.

The Journal of Pediatric Health Care is a bimonthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering pediatrics. It was established in 1987 and is published by Elsevier on behalf of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, of which it is the official journal.