Kathleen M. Charon is a registered nurse. She graduated magna cum laude from Lansing Community College in Lansing, Michigan with an associates degree in nursing in 1991. She attended both the University of Michigan and the University of Utah as a biology/premed major. She joined Burbidge & White in 1999 and has assisted with the defense of numerous medical malpractice cases.
Ms. Charon began working in health care in 1986 had has worked as a phlebotomist, certified nursing assistant, and as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She assisted in pediatric transport while working at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan in the Pediatric Intensive Care unit. After relocating to Utah, she worked in pediatrics at the University of Utah and at several home health agencies. She also managed intake for a home health agency, was a prior authorization specialist for Hewlett-Packard plans and was a case manager for Talbot/MedPartners and University of Utah Health Network.
Ms. Charon became interested in legal issues while assisting the risk manager at MedPartners and working in Fraud Detection at First Health.