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HomeComing Together For Action 2022CT4A Policy Institute

CT4A Pre-Conference Workshop

Policy Institute

Thursday, October 27, 2022
9 AM–4:30 PM Eastern

Join us for a one-day special event focused on action!

$75 with conference registration
$150 without conference registration

Explore the world of policy as you develop your skills in this two-part workshop.

  • Network with policy experts from diverse backgrounds
  • Learn from each other
  • Gain an understanding of various policy approaches to advocacy
  • Experience drafting policy products

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CT4A Pre-Conference Workshop

Featured Speaker

Jeremy Sharp

Managing Director, Health Practice

Waxman Strategies

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Jeremy Sharp currently serves as the managing director of the health practice for Waxman Strategies, a mission-driven consulting firm in Washington D.C. He has policy experience in both the executive and legislative branches of the Federal Government. Jeremy previously served as Deputy Commissioner for Policy Planning, Legislation, and Analysis at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and as Counselor to the Secretary for Science and Public Health at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).emy Sharp currently serves as the managing director of the health practice for Waxman Strategies, a mission-driven consulting firm in Washington D.C. He has policy experience in both the executive and legislative branches of the Federal Government. Jeremy previously served as Deputy Commissioner for Policy Planning, Legislation, and Analysis at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and as Counselor to the Secretary for Science and Public Health at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

During his time in these roles, Jeremy worked on a variety of issues including prescription drug pricing, tobacco control, substance abuse, mental health, food safety, drug and device regulation, pharmacy compounding, biosimilar and interchangeable product policy, emergency preparedness, reproductive health and choice, health information technology, community health centers, health professions issues, blood, tissue, and organ donation, and biomedical research.
Before his service in the executive branch, Jeremy served as legislative director for Senator Christopher J. Dodd, where he was involved in the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, and other health legislation. He also served as senior health policy advisor for Rep. Lois Capps’ and worked for Sen. Evan Bayh. Jeremy received his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. 

10/27 Policy Institute Schedule

Morning Session

Interested in learning how to communicate effectively in a policy setting? Using current behavioral health and social justice topics, participate in a hands-on workshop with Global Alliance experts to develop interdisciplinary policy products.

8:00–9:00Registration
9:00–10:00Intro to GA Policy Products
10:00–10:30Break
10:30–12:00Drafting Policy Products
12:00–1:00Lunch

Afternoon Session

How do you translate your policy skills to legislative and administrative advocacy? Explore effective communication strategies in this workshop with a DC-based seasoned professional in policy and advocacy.

1:00–2:00Intro to Policy and Advocacy Products
2:00–2:30Break
2:30–4:00Drafting Effective Products for Policy and Advocacy
4:00–4:30Closing Remarks and Networking
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