Pathways, Inc. operates more than 50 facilities in a ten-county region of Kentucky where more than 500 employees provide mental health, SUD and I/DD services. Dr. Kim McClanahan joined Pathways, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer in August of 2008. She previously served as Associate Professor within the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington after having spent over twenty years in Houston, Texas working in the behavioral health field at Baylor College of Medicine, Harris County Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority, private practice, and as co-founder and owner of a clinic for children and adolescents with sexual abuse issues. She earned a Ph.D. in Clinical-Social Psychology from the University of Maine at Orono, and a Master’s degree in General-Experimental Psychology from Morehead State University. She currently serves as Secretary for the Kentucky Association of Regional Programs (KARP), the state association for community mental health centers.