Cathy joined the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) in 2010. As Director of Online Communications, she directs and executes the digital communications strategy to further the mission of the foundation and increase awareness of Parkinson's disease. Prior to working at NPF, she worked as Senior Editor, Latin American Markets at PR Newswire Association, LLC, focusing on financial, medical and nonprofit news of the region. She also served as a design software teacher at the University of Miami Digital Media Lab. Cathy is currently working on her Master's Degree in Journalism and Public Relations at Kent State University.