Al Jackson joined DPAC for our first “Ask An Expert” presentation in 2107 and provided background on the new administration’s health team: the health leaders in DC.

Who will be driving? What policies? Where in the New Administration?

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Understanding who the key players are, where they will work, and what positions they stand for are all critical to how patients can engage with policy. Al shared the back story on the major nominees and help individuals understand how their views can be used to shape advocacy messages.

Al Jackson is a veteran Washington, DC healthcare public affairs executive and leads the Spectrum Science Public Affairs practice. He has nearly 30 years’ experience in public affairs, issues management, health advocacy and legislative and grassroots communications. With a deep understanding of the issues, Al shares his perspective as a frequent speaker, writer, blogger and Tweeter on the nexus of politics, policy and health care. Al holds a B.A. from Lafayette College and a law degree from George Mason University.

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