Katherine Sharpe is the managing director of prevention and survivorship at the American Cancer Society's National Home Office. In this capacity, Katherine plays a crucial role in defining, communicating, and executing new business strategies in support of ACS nationwide strategies and policies. Additionally, Katherine provides oversight on major organizational development initiatives and coordinates research initiatives to help define future development opportunities.
Katherine started her career at the American Cancer Society at the National Cancer Information Center in Austin, Texas, and has since worked in a variety of functions at NHO.
Prior to her tenure with ACS, Katherine worked as a case manager and counselor in a variety of clinical settings, including Children's Medical Center in Dallas, the Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas, and the Austin (Texas) State Hospital.
Katherine holds an undergraduate degree in psychology from St. Mary College and a master's degree in theology/pastoral counseling from Seabury-Western at Northwestern University.