Kristin is the Director of Federal Affairs at the Association for Accessible Medicines. Prior to joining AAM, Kristin was part of the legislative affairs team at the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA). Over the last four years, she advanced ASCA’s agenda and priorities, including achieving significant success for the association with the 21st Century Cures Act last year. Kristin has advocated on a range of health care issues, from Medicare payment issues to drug shortages and compounding pharmacies. She also worked on Capitol Hill for Congressman Rick Larsen (D-WA) and on former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle’s re-election campaign in South Dakota (her home state).