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Congress Reps

Discussion in 'Institute of Medicine (IOM) Government Contract' started by Andrew, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. Andrew

    Andrew Senior Member

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    A long time ago someone here mentioned a congress rep who is generally supportive of patient groups. Anyone know who that is.
     
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    WillowJ Senior Member

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    could it be Rep. Zoe Lofgren? she is doing some cool stuff, though I don't know about patient orgs in particular. She is CA, but I don't know what area
     
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    catly Senior Member

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    Here's a list of the committee members from the House Committee on 21st Century Cures.

    Many of the reps from this committee are seeking input from patients across the country in an effort to help direct and fund future health related initiatives.

    Republicans
    Chairman: Joe Pitts (PA)
    Vice Chairman: Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
    Ed Whitfield (KY)
    John Shimkus (IL)
    Mike Rogers (MI)
    Tim Murphy (PA)
    Marsha Blackburn (TN)
    Phil Gingrey (GA)
    Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA)
    Leonard Lance (NJ)
    Bill Cassidy (LA)
    Brett Guthrie (KY)
    Morgan Griffith (VA)
    Gus Bilirakis (FL)
    Renee Ellmers (NC)
    Joe Barton (TX)
    Fred Upton (MI)

    Democrats
    Ranking Member: Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ)
    John D. Dingell (MI)
    Eliot L. Engel (NY)
    Lois Capps (CA)
    Jan Schakowsky (IL)
    Jim Matheson (UT)
    Gene Green (TX)
    G.K. Butterfield (NC)
    John Barrow (GA)
    Donna M. Christensen (VI)
    Kathy Castor (FL)
    John Sarbanes (MD)
    Henry A. Waxman (CA)

    Or you could email the committee directly cures@mail.house.gov. I sent them a letter for what ever its worth.
     
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