Health Futures

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.


Karl J. Van Deusen, Senior Vice President

Karl J. Van Deusen, Senior Vice President

Karl J. Van Deusen, Captain, U.S. Navy (retired), joined CRD Associates in 2012 as Senior Vice President. His practice includes DoD-related systems and programs to include renewable energy & energy efficiency, shipbuilding and sensors, overseas basing and cybersecurity.

Prior to joining the firm, he served his country for 27-years as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy. Karl was a Congressional Appropriations advisor to the Secretary of the Navy, Chief of Naval Operations and served as military liaison staff to Rep, C.W. Bill Young (R-FL), Chairman of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. His military service included operational tours in command of a Destroyer Squadron based in Bahrain and an Arleigh Burke class destroyer home ported in Norfolk, VA. Mr. Van Deusen earned his B.A. in history from Marquette University, and also holds M.A. degrees in national security affairs and strategic studies from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA and the Naval War College, Newport, RI.

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