Katie Nees, MSHS, CCLS
Director, Board Member

Katie has a Master’s degree in End-of-Life Care from George Washington University and has been a Certified Child Life Specialist since 2002. She has worked at various hospitals and has developed programs such as the “Difficult News Guidelines” for a radiology department and “Psychosocial Disaster Plan” for an emergency department. Both involve a multidisciplinary team approach to providing compassionate and effective care for families during high stress situations. In addition to her role as the Director of CLDR, she currently works in the Emergency Department at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and is also Professional Consultant, Trainer, and Project Manager with Children’s Disaster Services.