Child life specialist
Katie Lierz is a Child Life Specialist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Saint Petersburg, Florida. She received her Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education at Kansas State University and her Maser’s in Child Life from the University of La Verne.
Katie has worked with children of all ages and in many contexts, including health care settings and foster care systems, but has always considered her niche to be infant/toddler development. As a board member of IMUSA, Katie hopes to use her leadership skills to help facilitate growth and awareness for the practice of infant massage as a valued tool to promote bonding, attachment, and positive development of young children.