Director, Public Policy
Expertise: Federal Health Policy, Medicare, Medicaid/CHIP, Prescription Drug Pricing, Private Health Insurance, Interoperability and Data Exchange, Price Transparency, Regulatory Procedure, Congress
Experience: Michael is a public policy expert with more than 10 years of working with federal policymakers and lawmakers to advance regulatory and legislative activities. He previously served as a senior policy advisor at the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Secretary, attorney with the Office of Management and Budget, and as a law clerk at the US Department of Labor and Health Policy Associate with the Senate Finance Committee.
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
The birthplace of chicken wings and disappointing professional sport teams.
J.D., William & Mary Law School
B.A. in Political Science and History, State University of New York at Geneseo
Awards and Publications:
HHS Secretary Distinguished Service Award – 2016
Did You Know?
While serving at HHS, Michael was the lead drafter of September 2014 Executive Order to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria.