Robin Strongin, President and CEO of Amplify Public Affairs, and the Creator and Founder of the Disruptive Women in Health Care blog, is an accomplished public affairs expert with 30 years of experience working in Washington, DC. Ms. Strongin has worked with and for Federal and state governments, regulatory agencies, Congress, think tanks, nonprofit organizations, corporations, coalitions and trade associations. Before becoming President & CEO of Amplify, a woman-owned small business, Ms. Strongin was a Managing Partner at the public affairs firm Polidais, LLC. Before Polidais, Ms. Strongin served as a Senior Research Associate with the National Health Policy Forum at George Washington University. While at the Forum, she organized seminars for congressional and executive staff, authored numerous publications, and worked closely with a range of state and federal agencies, professional societies, advocacy groups and consumer organizations. She also served as acting Executive Director and Director of Research for the Health Care Technology Institute.
Her previous tenures with health and policy organizations include the National Leadership Coalition on Health Care and the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (now the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission). Ms. Strongin was selected as a Presidential Management Intern and worked in the Office of Legislation and Policy of the Health Care Financing Administration (now the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid), in addition to serving in the Office of Congressman James J. Florio (D-NJ).
Ms. Strongin is a member of the Women Business Leaders of the US Health Care Industry Foundation and serves on the following boards: Kaiser Permanente’s Institute for Health Policy, The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (a member of the Beth Abraham Health Services); The Older Women’s League (OWL); Physician-Parent Caregivers and The Hill Newspaper Publisher’s Advisory Board.