Meet Our Director

Cathy Bethel made Muhlenberg County her home over 30 years ago.  Her son was born and raised here.  Ms. Bethel became the Muhlenberg County Health Department Director in September 2017.  Her main goal is to serve and protect the citizens of Muhlenberg County.  

Previously, Ms. Bethel has served as a staff nurse, educator, and Practice Manager for Owensboro Health Urology.  She graduated with an associate’s degree in nursing from Madisonville Community College, a bachelor’s from Murray State University where she majored in Nursing.  Ms. Bethel later achieved a Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing and a Master of Business Administration from DeVry University Keller Graduate School of Management.