Senior Vice President
Federal Public Affairs
Stephanie joined McGuireWoods Consulting in October 2011 as a senior vice president of federal public affairs. She is an expert in healthcare policy and primarily focuses her practice in healthcare related matters.
Prior to joining McGuireWoods Consulting, Stephanie was a senior policy advisor at an AmLaw 100 firm, where she provided strategic advice concerning legislative and regulatory policy to clients focused on insurance reform, Medicare provider payments, Medicare Advantage plans, drug reimbursement, health information technology, and Medicaid issues. She was also Sen. Ron Wyden's (D-OR) health policy advisor for 10 years where she managed his extensive healthcare agenda, including drafting the first bipartisan Medicare prescription drug benefit legislation and the Healthy American's Act, Senator Wyden's healthcare reform proposal.
Stephanie has also held a number of positions related to health policy. She served as Director of Federal Government Relations for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Assistant Director of Government Relations for the American College of Emergency Physicians and as a legislative representative for AARP.
Stephanie is currently earning her MBA from George Washington University. She co-authors the McGuireWoods "Weekly Washington Healthcare Update" with colleague Brian Looser.
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The George Washington University, MBA
The Johns Hopkins University, MA, Creative Writing
University of Virginia, BA, American Government and Foreign Affairs
Board of Directors, Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture
Co-author, "Focus on Health Policy Update," Physician Executive Magazine, Bi-Monthly column with George Benjamin, M.D.
Contributing Author, Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management,: Chapter on budget and health issues to both the first and second editions, Jones and Bartlet, Boston, 2008