Katie Bathje, MA, LPCC

Kentucky Cancer Consortium

Katie Bathje, MA, LPCC is the Program Director for the Kentucky Cancer Consortium (KCC), the state’s comprehensive cancer control coalition comprised of more than 70 state-level organizations spanning healthcare, non-profit, academic and governmental sectors. Ms. Bathje works to find collaborative opportunities for organizations to reduce the significant cancer burden in Kentucky through facilitation of policy and environmental approaches to cancer prevention and control, and maintenance of the state’s Cancer Action Plan.  Ms. Bathje has worked within the University of Kentucky’s Markey Cancer Control Program since 2001, previously as Information Specialist and Training Manager for the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information Service of the Mid-South. Ms. Bathje serves on multiple state and national cancer control committees, including the Steering Committee for the GW Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Control Technical Assistance Initiative, member of ACS’s National Patient Navigation Roundtable and is Chair of the Kentucky LEADS Collaborative Community Advisory Board. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Social Work from Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL and her Masters of Arts in Counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY.