Katie Payne, Director of Pharmacy

Katie Payne is committed to providing quality patient care. She emphasizes education and a common-sense approach. She focuses on improving the efficiency of her clinical team and processes while keeping the patients’ interests and needs at the forefront.

Katie attended St. Cloud State University and received her Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications-Public Relations. She received her Doctorate in Pharmacy from Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ.

Katie has over 15 years of experience working in a variety of settings, including both hospital and various retail chains. It was apparent to her that there is a need for an alternate to traditional medications. This is what led Katie to explore a career at LeafLine Labs. She enjoys using her pharmacist skills to optimize patient treatment regimens to improve symptoms and quality of life for her patients and developing and supporting those skills in her team.

When not working with patients and the clinical team, Katie enjoys traveling and immersing herself in new cultures. She is passionate about cancer research and is an active volunteer for several blood cancer advocacy organizations. She is an amateur photographer and enjoys spending time with her pets.