Dr. Kathleen Golightly


IU Kokomo Alumni Hall of Fame (2014)
Indiana University Kokomo


Kathleen is the senior physician at Meridian Adult Medicine, which is part of the St. Vincent Medical Group. She began her career by earning her Registered Nurse degree from the Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in South Bend. She worked at St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo, while completing a Bachelor of Arts with highest distinction in biological and physical sciences at IU Kokomo in 1988. She then continued her education at the IU School of Medicine, earning her M.D. and the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation from the American Medical Women's Association. She spent six years homeschooling her two sons, in addition to her medical career. She's received the Caring Angels Award from St. Vincent Hospital & Health Services Foundation three times. She lives in Indianapolis.