JEN MADSEN JOINS CAP ADVOCACY GROUP

Washington, DC — The College of American Pathologists announced today that leading health policy strategist Jen Madsen, MPH, will join the College’s Washington, DC office as the Senior Director of Economic and Regulatory Affairs, effective April 15, 2013.    

As a key leader of the CAP management team, Ms. Madsen will lead CAP’s work with federal regulatory agencies to ensure pathologists are recognized for their unique contributions to improving patient care.    

“Jen has extensive health policy and management experience that will complement the CAP’s outstanding team and strengthen our ability to advance the College’s ambitious policy and advocacy agenda,” said John Scott, CAP Vice President of Advocacy.

Before joining CAP, Ms. Madsen served as the Vice President of Policy and Regulatory Affairs for the American Clinical Laboratory Association, where she represented diagnostic laboratories on Medicare reimbursement and other pathology-related policy initiatives, often working in cooperation with CAP. She previously was a Principal at the Podesta Group and a member of the Leadership Team at Avalere Health. These high-level and highly successful consulting roles with commercial and non-profit health care executives have contributed to Ms. Madsen’s deep knowledge of health care delivery and the principles underlying health care reform.

Ms. Madsen received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Rice University, and a Master of Public Health degree in Health Policy and Administration from Yale University.

As the leading organization for board-certified pathologists, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide. With more than 18,000 physician members, the CAP has led as the gold standard in laboratory accreditation for 50 years. Find more information about the CAP at cap.org .

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As the leading organization for board-certified pathologists, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide. With more than 18,000 physician members, the CAP has led laboratory accreditation for more than 50 years with more than 7,700 CAP-accredited laboratories in 50 countries.

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