April 18, 2008
Consortium for Health Policy, Law and Bioethics
Town Hall Meeting
Speaker: Andrea Palm, Senior Health Policy Advisor to Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: HITS Building, Room 1110
Contact: RSVP to Margie Welsh at firstname.lastname@example.org
First Floor Conference Room (Room 1110), HITS Building
410 West 10th Street
Senior Health Policy Advisor
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
Andrea Palm is Senator Hillary Clinton's Senior Health Policy Advisor. She is traveling to Indiana next week speaking with and taking questions from students, staff, and faculty at a number of schools about the Senator's Presidential healthcare platform.
Andrea Palm serves as the health policy advisor to Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY), who sits on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee. She handles the Senators health committee work as well as her health agenda more broadly. A primary focus of her recent work has been on the implementation of the Medicare prescription drug benefit and addressing policy issues raised through this process, as well as Health IT and quality legislation which passed the Senate in November 2005.
Prior to joining Senator Clintons staff, Andrea served as Legislative Director to the late Congressmen Robert T. Matsui of Sacramento, CA. She handled Rep. Matsuis Ways and Means committee issues, including health care and Social Security. She has also done a variety of low-income policy and direct service work for both non-profits and local government.
Andrea is a native New Yorker and received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. She has an MSW from Washington University in St. Louis.