Kathy Costello is the Vice-President of Healthcare Access for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

In this role, she leads the Society strategic initiative on access to quality healthcare which focuses on self-advocacy, professional workforce development, healthcare professional relationships and wellness. Ms. Costello is also a nurse practitioner and adjunct assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins MS Center located in Baltimore, MD. She is a past president of the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses. Ms. Costello has written and lectured extensively on MS and MS care. She received her BSN and MS from the University of Maryland.