Stephanie Kennan is a senior policy advisor in the Health Care Group, where she assists clients in developing, designing and implementing their...
Stephanie Kennan is a senior policy advisor in the Health Care Group, where she assists clients in developing, designing and implementing their legislative and regulatory strategy.
Prior to joining Alston & Bird, Ms. Kennan was the senior health policy advisor to U.S. Senator Ron Wyden. In this capacity she worked on the Senate Finance, Budget and Aging Committees and helped develop legislation focusing on end-of-life care, Medicare physician payment, Medicare Part D, drug research and payment, and health insurance matters. Ms. Kennan’s professional accomplishments also include the introduction of the first bipartisan prescription drug bill, the development and passage of bipartisan budget amendments funding prescription drugs and uninsured initiatives and collaboration with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) on reimbursement issues related to medical devices and drugs.
Before joining Senator Wyden’s office, Ms. Kennan served in senior jobs for a number of high-profile associations and for a member of Congress. She earned her M.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 1997 and her B.A. in American government and foreign affairs from The University of Virginia in 1980.
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