Consultant, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)
Represented: Patients, Caregivers, and Patient Advocates
(Former Panel Chair)
Charlotte W. Collins is a consultant for AAFA and its former Senior Vice President of Policy and Programs. Before joining AAFA, she taught graduate courses in public health, law, policy and management at the George Washington University and Georgetown University. For over a decade, she worked with advocates to expand health coverage for the uninsured in Tennessee, acted as general counsel, and ran government relations for a safety net hospital system in Memphis. She is principal investigator for several projects at AAFA. Since 2008, she has worked with fellow patient organization colleagues advocating for the patient’s perspective in designing and conducting comparative effectiveness research. In 1995, she won the Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. She received a JD from Georgetown University.
Collins served as a member of the Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement from April 2014 - April 2017.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures
As of October 29, 2016:
Bioscrip Inc, Stock ownership, self