Heather Badt

Heather Badt, MBA, LSS

Executive Director, Research and Training Institute

Since 2019, Heather Badt has been the Executive Director of the Cancer Support Community’s Research and Training Institute (RTI). Heather received her bachelor's degree in Marketing and Human Resources from Syracuse University and her Master of Business Administration from the Fox Business School at Temple University. She has expertise in areas such as process improvement, change management, and commercial operations.  She is a breast cancer survivor and her husband is an esophageal cancer survivor, whom she helped care for while simultaneously managing her own cancer treatments. Through this experience, Heather discovered the unique support and depth of the CSC services. In 2017 Heather joined the Radiation Oncology Patient and Family Advisory Council at Penn Medicine, and in 2018 joined the Board at RTI. Heather lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia with her husband and two teenage boys.