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Amy is a communications leader skilled at building award-winning communications and marketing programs in high-profile organizations. Prior to joining the Aspen Institute, Amy worked at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a pioneering nonprofit that changed the way rare diseases are treated and cured. She led communications there during a time of unprecedented progress, including the development of several life-extending drugs, and the Foundation’s receipt of $3.3 billion resulting from royalties for drugs it helped develop.
Previously, Amy led communications at Georgetown University Medical Center where she managed the communications around the sale of Georgetown University Hospital to a private healthcare company. She has also worked at the global communications firm Porter Novelli, and as an aide to US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala.
Amy’s work has garnered a number of awards sponsored by media outlets and organizations including Advertising Age, Modern Healthcare, YouTube and the Public Relations Society of America. In 2017, she was named Washington Women in PR’s Woman of the Year. Amy received a BA in political science from Emory University.