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.
Brent Jaquet, Senior Vice President
Brent Jaquet specializes in government relations relating to the Congressional legislative process. Having worked for the House Appropriations Committee and the National Institutes of Health, he has expertise in science and research programs across federal agencies, higher education, healthcare issues, patient and professional advocacy, and health programs in the Department of Defense.
His practice includes:
Brent’s achievements for clients include:
Prior to joining the firm in October 2005, Brent was a senior appropriations aide to Congressman C. W. Bill Young of Florida for seven years, during the congressman’s tenure as chairman of both the House Appropriations Committee and its Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. Before this, Brent was a senior official at the National Institutes of Health, where he managed communications, science transfer, legislative liaison activities, program evaluation and professional health education. Brent also developed communications programs in health planning, professions and facilities at the Department of Health and Human Services earlier in his career.
Brent recently completed a four-year appointment to the NIH Director’s Council of Public Representatives. He is a member of the Health Sciences Policy Liaisons of the Institute of Medicine. Brent attended graduate studies in communications at the University of Maryland, College of Journalism following service in the U.S. Navy as a journalist. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina.