Kathryn Walker

Kathryn Walker

I am the founder and CEO of Revitalist Lifestyle and Wellness. I am an advanced provider in nursing anesthesia and psychiatry. I work with medical and behavioral specialists helping to advance the psychedelic space nationally and internationally.

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/kathryn-walker-33a868115
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Member since September 12, 2022
Beginning to be known as "the disrupter" in healthcare, it's a term I have come to love, and look forward to continuing that journey Quote_down
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2022 East Tennessee State University , MS , Psychiatry
2013 University of North Carolina - Charlotte , MS , Anesthesia
2005 East Tennessee State University , MS , Nursing
Leadership Entrepreneur Training Subject Matter Expert Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Pediatric Advanced Life Support

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Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

Microdose 2021 Entrepreneur of the Year

If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Revitalist Lifestyle and Wellness

Why did you start your company or why do you want to innovate inside your company?

I started my company with a goal to help those in the outpatient community. I quickly identified the system deficits allowing my passion to grow. It has since grown from a state vision to a world vision.

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

The most frustrating aspect is the system that we know is broken yet society cannot easily accept innovation and change. It is an uphill battle and is necessary in order to help bring the change we need.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

I think the number one mistake they make is allowing hesitancy and fear to overcome innovative judgement impeding actionable steps. Critical thinking skills, pivoting, and shifting are all items that are necessary at every level.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

1. Stay Humble
2. Don't Quit
3. Show Up

Full bio

Kathryn Walker is the CEO of Revitalist Lifestyle and Wellness (CSE: CALM) (OTCQB: RVLWF) (FSE: 4DO) which serves as a leading mental health and wellness company lead by a comprehensive team of speciality providers. Kathryn worked at a Level 1 Trauma Center in Tennessee for 9 years before attending anesthesia school at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. She practiced anesthesia of all specialties for 8 years before opening the first Revitalist location in Knoxville, TN in 2018. Today Kathryn operates as a leading advocate for psychedelic medicine as she continues to advance her comprehensive skill set recently graduating with her second Master's degree in Psychiatric Nursing as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

Recognizing the need for community access, Kathryn founded the national mental health 501c3 nonprofit, Community Change Foundation (CommunityChangeFoundation.org). This nonprofit foundation focuses on providing financial assistance to veterans, frontline workers, and the financially disadvantaged seeking help with psychedelic therapies. Kathryn incorporated Community Change Foundation in 2019.

Recognizing the need for education and training advancements, Kathryn founded the American Association of Psychedelics (AAPsychedelics.org). This education non-profit 501c3 aims to continually bring high quality education and training to all disciplines of providers. Kathryn incorporated the American Association of Psychedelics in 2021.