Emily Holubowich is Senior Vice President with Cavarocchi · Ruscio · Dennis Associates in Washington, DC. As a senior member of the CRD Associates government relations and strategic consulting team since 2009, Ms. Holubowich helps her clients promote and protect their interests in the nation's capital. In this capacity she serves as Executive Director of the Coalition for Health Funding, representing more than 80 national organizations that support a strong and sustained investment in public health programs. She is frequently sought out by the media for her expertise on public health and fiscal policy, on record in USA Today, Washington Post, New York Times, Politico, National Public Radio, Huffington Post, Congressional Quarterly, Roll Call, The Hill, and other trade publications. Previously, Emily served as the director of government relations for AcademyHealth, a professional society representing 4,500 health researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners. Prior to joining AcademyHealth, Ms. Holubowich served as a senior health policy analyst with the United States Government Accountability Office, where she conducted research and developed written reports and testimony for Congress on health policy issues, including clinical trials, drug safety, HIPAA coding standards (e.g., ICD-10 and CPT), group purchasing models, and hospital community benefits. In addition, she managed special initiatives on behalf of the Health Care Team Managing Director and the United States Comptroller General. Ms. Holubowich serves on the Associates Board of Directors of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, and volunteers as a youth lacrosse coach for the Alexandria Lacrosse Club. Ms. Holubowich has a Master of Public Policy degree from the Johns Hopkins University and a BA degree in political science and English from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.