Alison Teitelbaum serves as Vice President at MCI USA, where she helps organizations achieve their strategic, advocacy, and programmatic goals. She is also a member of the IASC Editorial Advisory Board.
Alison also leads MCI USA’s 15-person team of government affairs and policy specialists. She currently serves as Executive Director of the American Health Quality Association (AHQA), where she has led the development of a comprehensive strategic public policy plan to strengthen AHQA’s brand and industry position, resulting in the passing of $75 million in legislation to benefit AHQA’s members. She has a special interest in post-acute and long term care, protecting our nation’s seniors, and improving the long-term care workforce.
Previously Alison served as Executive Director for a natural medicine organization, where she led a successful rebranding initiative. Prior to joining MCI USA, she served as a resident expert in social marketing, social media, and evaluation strategy at Cadmus, a social-good health-communications consultancy. Through her work with Cadmus, she supported a variety of nationally recognized campaigns. Alison is also an accomplished researcher; she conducted public health and emergency department research with a team at The George Washington University for several years and has co-authored a number of peer-reviewed journal articles.
Alison received undergraduate degrees in biology and psychology from Virginia Tech, a master’s degree in psychology from Radford University, and a master of public health from The George Washington University. She has been honored as a Forty Under 40 leader by Association Forum, as an attendee at ASAE’s prestigious NextGen Summit, and as a Power of A Silver awardee for her efforts to exapnd access to coronavirus testing and PPE across the country.