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Advocate Advisors

The CPALs Advisory Board is comprised of diverse and experienced health advocacy leaders. The Board provides direction and ensures that all programs meet the needs of the health advocacy community. By Advocates, For Advocates

Deborah Bryan

President and CEO (ret.)

American Lung Association of North Carolina


Michael J. Cohen, MA, CAGS

Principal Consultant

MJC Health Solutions, LLC


R. Clinton Crews, MPH

Assistant Dean of Admissions and Enrollment

Associate Professor and Program Director

Master of Surgical Assisting

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Charles Harman

Chief Development Officer, Strategic Alliances & Development

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Amye Leong, MBA

President & CEO

Healthy Motivation

Former Spokesperson
UN-endorsed Bone and Joint Decade

Patient Engagement Advisor

Food & Drug Administration

Johanna Lindsay

Former Vice President, Programs

Arthritis Foundation – Great West

Jamie Sullivan, MPH

Vice President of Public Policy and Outcomes

COPD Foundation

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