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Amanda Krzepicki Joins the Autoimmune Association as Policy Director

Amanda Krzepicki has joined the Autoimmune Association as Policy Director, bringing private sector, government relations, and advocacy expertise. The Autoimmune Association is the world’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to autoimmune awareness, advocacy, education, and research.

Krzepicki will direct policy and regulatory initiatives including working with the National Coalition of Autoimmune Patient Groups, Autoimmune Partnership Council, and Let My Doctors Decide. Policy priorities for the association and partners include efforts to improve patient affordability and access; reforms to harmful management utilization practices; improving health disparities and promoting equity for medically underserved populations; and increasing funding for research into autoimmune and immune-mediated conditions.

“Amanda brings a wealth of experience as we continue to support federal and state initiatives that level the playing field for patients to improve health and wellness for the more than 50 million people living with autoimmune diseases and their families,” said Molly Murray, President and CEO of the Autoimmune Association.

Prior to joining the association, Krzepicki worked for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) on its priority issues on Capitol Hill and in the Administration. She also worked in the private sector where she advised, provided analytical support, and advocated for a variety of patient groups and companies. Krzepicki worked for several years at Horizon Government Affairs and has experience in coalition management and stakeholder engagement.

“I am thrilled to once again be advocating for patients and look forward to advancing the Association’s mission to improve healthcare, advance research, and support the community,” said Krzepicki. “It is a privilege to serve the millions of Americans living with an autoimmune disease.”

Krzepicki holds a Master of Public Health in Health Policy from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise from Virginia Tech. She is based in Washington, D.C.

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