Katilya Ware, PhD, RN
Katilya Ware, PhD, RNDistrict 5 President
District 5

Dr. Katilya Ware is an Assistant Professor at Auburn University School of Nursing. She served in the role of District 5 Vice President for the Alabama State Nurses Association prior to her role as president. She also served as the District 5 Secretary from 2017 to 2019.

Being a nurse is important to me because it provides me with opportunities to make a difference in healthcare.

Dr. Ware began her career in the emergency department after graduating with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Southern Union State Community College. She continued her education and obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and a Master’s of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville State University. In 2016, Dr. Ware graduated from the University of Alabama with a Doctor of Philosophy in Instructional Leadership.

ASNA advocates for professional and public health issues in nursing in which I am allowed to have an active voice.