Jessica Bateman

Jessica Bateman is the patient and research advocacy manager for the American Urological Association (AUA). In this role, she has responsibility for ensuring the patient voice is incorporated into legislative initiatives and policy agenda.  Jessica provides outreach and resources to patient, physician, and veteran organizations that complement the AUA’s advocacy efforts. Additionally, she leads and participates in patient-focused coalitions that increase awareness about health disparities and enhance patient access to care. She joined the AUA after more than 10 years serving in the non-profit sector as President and CEO of the Lupus Foundation of America –DC/MD/VA Chapter and directing the public policy team at the Immune Deficiency Foundation.  She was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Maryland Arthritis Council from 2011-2015 and has authored several print publications. Jessica has a Master’s degree in Community Health education from Towson University and is a certified patient navigator.

Alliance’s united voice on bladder health

Alliance’s united voice on bladder health

Bathroom policies and bladder health education were among the hot topics di ...
Awareness alliance: the benefits of advocacy collaborations

Awareness alliance: the benefits of advocacy collaborations

Working collaboratively provides patient advocacy groups with a louder voic ...
#BladdersMatter: Giving thanks and raising awareness

#BladdersMatter: Giving thanks and raising awareness

Social media saw a flow of gratitude on November 14, 2019, as the Bladder H ...
Improving physician education for better patient care in bladder health

Improving physician education for better patient care in bladder health

Supporting and educating patients is a shared objective among patient advoc ...
Working together for better awareness of bladder health – an interview with Jessica Bateman of the Urology Care Foundation

Working together for better awareness of bladder health – an interview with Jessica Bateman of the Urology Care Foundation

The Bladder Health Alliance (BHA) is a coalition of more than 30 patient an ...