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AdvaMed Welcomes Bobby Patrick and Roxy Kozyckyj to State Affairs Team

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced that Bobby Patrick will join the Association as vice president of state government and regional affairs and Roxy Kozyckyj will join as director of state government and regional affairs.

“We are delighted to welcome Bobby and Roxy to the AdvaMed team as we work to shape and strengthen our efforts in statehouses across the country,” said Greg Crist, chief advocacy officer and head of external affairs at AdvaMed. “With their combined experience, these two will bring a wealth of knowledge in health care policy and state government relations to the team, which will be crucial as we continue to advance our advocacy for state policies that ensure patients have access to life-changing medical technologies.”

Most recently, Patrick served as the vice president of strategic growth and policy at the Medical Alley Association where he led the state and federal advocacy efforts. He also oversaw the membership work at the Association, where they experienced growth in membership revenue, engagement, and retention under his leadership. Prior to that, Patrick served as a staff member in the Minnesota House of Representatives. He holds a Juris Doctorate from William Mitchell College of Law and an undergraduate degree from Syracuse University.

Kozyckyj previously served as the director of state government affairs at the Healthcare Distribution Alliance, where she was responsible for representing the members on priority legislative and regulatory issues in twelve states in the Midwest and Eastern region of the United States. Prior to joining HDA, Kozyckyj worked for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and was a policy analyst and lobbyist for Illinois Association for Rehabilitation Facilities. Kozyckyj holds a Bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master’s from DePaul University.

Both will join the AdvaMed team by month’s end.

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