With over 20 years of senior-level non-profit management, strategic planning and issue campaign expertise, Nicole Duritz is a communications leader with a track record of designing-award winning advocacy and learning programs that engage and empower target audiences. Prior to joining the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health, Nicole served as Vice President of Public Affairs and Outreach for Physicians for Fair Coverage (PFC). At PFC, Nicole developed and co-led legislative strategy resulting in legislative victories in PFC’s target states. For nearly two decades, Nicole worked at AARP. She served as Vice President of Health for AARP’s Education & Outreach group directing AARP’s public education efforts on health security, Medicare, the Affordable Care Act, caregiving and long-term care. Nicole and her team designed consumer-focused resources and tools to ensure that the public had the information and support necessary to make decisions on critical life issues. Nicole also ran AARP’s Health Reform Implementation Campaign and oversaw strategic policy planning, voter education, and internet advocacy. Before joining AARP, Nicole was a principal with e-Advocates, a multi-million-dollar internet advocacy consulting firm. She started her career on Capitol Hill working for the United States House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health and the Environment.