HPP Spotlight

Health Care Providers in Congress Issue Spotlight

Members with professional health care experience have first-hand knowledge of the challenges and opportunities of reforming health care in the U.S. The 117th Congress includes seven new licensed health care professionals and 10 other Freshmen with notable professional experience in the industry. Read more:

Licensed health care professionals:


Other health care professionals, or significant charity connection:

    • Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA), serves on the Los Angeles Leadership Council of the American Diabetes Association

    • Rep. Jerry Carl (R-AL), founded and managed several companies that produce and distribute medical equipment, as well as several specialty pharmacies

    • Rep. Scott Franklin (R-FL), former CEO and Managing Partner at an insurance company

    • Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), CrossFit gym owner

    • Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-IA), medical reporter, March of Dimes board member

    • Rep. Lisa McClain (R-MI), founded and served as president for a drug court charity

    • Rep. Barry Moore (R-AL), served as a health care consultant and managed DocBerry International, LLC, where he “focused primarily on qualifying regional distributors for clients in the health care industry.”

    • Rep. Alex Padilla (D-CA): served on the Los Angeles Leadership Council of the American Diabetes Association and his wife, Angela Padilla, is founder of a mental health-related charity

    • Rep. Michelle Steel (R-CA), board member for CalOptima

    • Rep. Marilyn Strickland (D-WA), worked for the American Cancer Society

    • Rep. Nikema Williams (D-GA), former Vice President of Planned Parenthood Southeast 

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