Newsroom December 12, 2018

Elizabeth Sharp named vice president of Federal and International Government Affairs

Elizabeth Sharp, vice president of Federal and International Government Affairs, Cook Group

Bloomington, Ind. – Elizabeth Sharp, a 16-year veteran of legislative and government policy, will join Cook Group as vice president of Federal and International Government Affairs. Sharp comes to Cook with nearly two decades of healthcare policy experience in Washington.

“Elizabeth brings a dynamic background and a versatile skill set to Cook,” said Allison Giles, vice president of Government Affairs for Cook Group. “We are excited for her to join our team and bring her wealth of knowledge and experience to our advocacy efforts on behalf of Cook, our industry, and the countless patients that use our technologies.”

Most recently, Sharp led AdvaMed’s legislative efforts as senior vice president and managing director of federal government affairs. Prior to joining AdvaMed, Sharp worked on Capitol Hill where she honed her expertise on healthcare policy.

“Cook’s mission and values to support patients around the world cannot be overstated,” Sharp said. “I’m eager to further Cook’s efforts for quality healthcare through innovative medical treatments.”

Sharp graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor’s in government from Franklin & Marshall College. She went on to earn a master’s in public policy from Duke University and was a Jacob K. Javits Legislative Fellow. Sharp lives in Washington with her husband and their two children.

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