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Mr. Stephen J. Northrup

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Principal

Local Address: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Podesta Group
1001 G Street, NW Suite 900 East
Washington Dc, District of Columbia 20001
United States

Company Description: The Podesta Group is a DC-based bipartisan government relations and public affairs firm with a reputation for employing creative strategies to achieve results. Our...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • master of public administration degree
    George Mason University
  • bachelor of arts degree
    Hamilton College
  • M.P.A.
    George Mason University
  • B.A.
    Hamilton College
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2005 Drug & Device Preview Featuring Top-Level Discussions With Key Congressional Committee Staff and Other Washington Leaders
www.prnewswire.com, 27 Jan 2005 [cached]
* Stephen Northrup, Health Policy Staff Director, Senate HELP Committee, will discuss incoming Senate HELP Chairman Mike Enzi's health agenda, including drug safety, approvals and post-market surveillance, clinical trial registries and medical device user fees.
InHealth - Speaker Bios
www.innovate.org, 18 Mar 2012 [cached]
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Stephen J. Northrup Principal Podesta Group
Steve Northrup advises and represents the Podesta Group's healthcare and education clients before Congress and the executive branch, drawing on 20 years of experience in public policy, government relations, and communications gained through service as a senior congressional staffer, chief association executive, and advocate for corporations and nonprofit organizations across a variety of healthcare sectors. In addition to providing clients with strategic plans for navigating the current political waters, he also keeps clients up-to-date on relevant legislation and advises them on their options at critical decision points.
Prior to joining the Podesta Group, Northrup served as vice president of federal affairs at WellPoint Inc., one of the nation's leading health benefits companies. Previously, he served as the top health advisor to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions under Chairman Michael Enzi (R-WY). During his time with the HELP committee, he helped write into law nearly 20 healthcare bills, including bills related to medical device user fees, biodefense preparedness, health insurance reform, and electronic medical records. He also handled Medicare issues for Senator Enzi, helping draft and pass amendments to the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003.
Prior to his service on Capitol Hill, Northrup was executive director of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), the national voice for the entrepreneurial sector of the medical device industry, where he was a nationally recognized spokesman for the medical device industry. Steve came to MDMA from Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois, where he held the position of director of government and community relations.  
InHealth - Site Map
www.inhealth.org, 8 Aug 2010 [cached]
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Stephen Northrup
2011 FDLI Annual Conference
www.fdli.org, 7 April 2012 [cached]
STEPHEN J. NORTHRUP is a Principal at the Podesta Group law firm in Washington, DC. In this role, he advises and represents the firm's health care and education clients before Congress and the executive branch, drawing on 20 years of experience in public policy, government relations and communications gained through service as a senior congressional staffer, chief association executive, and an advocate for corporations and nonprofit organizations across a variety of health care sectors. Prior to joining the Podesta Group, Mr. Northrup served as Vice President of Federal Affairs at WellPoint, Inc. Previous to this, he served as the top health advisor to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions under Chairman Michael Enzi (R-WY). During his time with the HELP Committee, he helped write into law nearly 20 health care bills, including bills related to medical device user fees, biodefense preparedness, health insurance reform and electronic medical records. Mr. Northrup also handled Medicare issues for Sen.
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Previously, Mr. Northrup held the position of Director of Government and Community Relations at Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, an academic medical center. Prior to his tenure at Loyola, he was a legislative analyst for the Washington, DC-based Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Prior to that, he served as a legislative analyst for Williams & Jensen, P.C., a Washington, DC law firm. Mr. Northrup earned his BA from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY and his Master of Public Administration from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.
InHealth - Stephen Northrup
www.innovate.org, 18 Mar 2012 [cached]
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Stephen J. Northrup has 20 years of experience in public policy, government relations, and communications at the federal, state, and local levels, having served as a senior congressional staffer, chief association executive, and an advocate for corporations and nonprofit organizations across a variety of healthcare sectors.
Most recently, Northrup was vice president of federal affairs at WellPoint Inc., where he led WellPoint's advocacy efforts before Congress and the executive branch. A Fortune 50 company, Wellpoint is the largest U.S. health benefits company in terms of commercial membership.
Prior to his service at WellPoint, Northrup was the top health policy staffer to U.S.
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In the 109th Congress alone, Northrup played a key role in writing into law 19 different healthcare bills under the committee's jurisdiction. He managed the chairman's agenda and led staff negotiations on all of the committee's health legislation, which included bills related to medical device user fees, postmarket surveillance of drugs and dietary supplements, biodefense preparedness, health insurance reform, electronic medical records, medical liability reform, patient safety, autism awareness and research, and the reauthorization of critical laws governing HIV/AIDS treatment and research priorities at the National Institutes of Health. He also handled Medicare issues for Senator Enzi, helping him draft and pass amendments to the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003.
Prior to joining LTCPA, Northrup served as executive director of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), the national voice for the entrepreneurial sector of the medical device industry. As executive director of the 150-member MDMA, he managed all aspects of the association's agenda, including advocacy, public relations, membership services and development, and strategic planning. He played key roles in the industry's interaction with the FDA during the agency's implementation of the FDA Modernization Act of 1997, in the development of a new process through which Medicare makes national coverage decisions on new medical procedures and technologies, and in spurring an ongoing Congressional inquiry into the effect of healthcare group purchasing organizations on competition in the medical technology marketplace.
Northrup was a nationally recognized spokesman for the medical device industry, representing MDMA in testimony before Congress (House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health), federal agencies (the Food and Drug Administration, the Health Care Financing Administration), on television (ABC's Good Morning America, CNBC, Bloomberg Television), on radio (National Public Radio), and in print (New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Entrepreneur Magazine).
Northrup came to MDMA from Loyola University Medical Center, an academic medical center in the western suburbs of Chicago, where he held the position of director of government and community relations. Prior to his tenure at Loyola, Steve was a legislative analyst for the Washington-based Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), which represents the nation's medical schools, major teaching hospitals, and medical school faculty societies. He also held the same position for Williams & Jensen, PC, a Washington law firm with an extensive legislative practice.
Northrup earned his bachelor of arts degree from Hamilton College (Clinton, NY), and his master of public administration degree from George Mason University (Fairfax, VA).
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