is a government relations, public policy and strategic development firm representing clients in the dynamic new world of predictive and personalized health care. We specialize in navigating the labyrinth of legislators, regulators, health care providers, patient advocates, third-party payers, and journalists who will ultimately determine if innovation succeeds or fails.
Emily J. Holubowich, Senior Vice President
Emily J. Holubowich joined CRD Associates in 2009. She has more than thirteen years of experience in health and fiscal policy, government relations, writing and communications, and coalition management. As a senior member of the CRD Associates team, Emily helps her clients promote and protect their interests in the nation's capital. In this capacity she serves as Executive Director of the Coalition for Health Funding, representing more than 80 national organizations that support a strong and sustained investment in public health programs. She is frequently sought out by the media for her expertise on public health and fiscal policy, on record in USA Today, Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Politico, National Public Radio, Huffington Post, Congressional Quarterly, Roll Call, The Hill, and other trade publications.
Previously, Emily served as the director of government relations for AcademyHealth, a professional society representing 4,500 health researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners. Prior to joining AcademyHealth, Emily served as a senior health policy analyst with the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) where she conducted research and developed written reports and testimony for Congress on health policy issues, including clinical trials, drug safety, HIPAA coding standards (e.g., ICD-10 and CPT), group purchasing models, and hospital community benefits. In addition, she managed special initiatives on behalf of the Health Care Team Managing Director and the U.S. Comptroller General. Emily serves on the Associates Board of Directors of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.Emily holds a Master of Public Policy from The Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.