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Whitney Zatzkin

Whitney Zatzkin provokes change for the greater good to create a secure, safe, healthy, accessible future. 

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Chief Policy Officer and 
Co-Founder, BIO-ISAC

Whitney Bowman-Zatzkin, MPA, MSR, is a passionate community architect obsessed with connecting the dots to provoke change for the greater good. 

Ms. Zatzkin is the CEO of Rare Dots, Inc. through which she dedicates energy to security, patient advocacy, data privacy, and expansion of pharmacogenomics and other genetic testing.


Ms. Zatzkin is also the Co-Founder of BIO-ISAC, an international organization that addresses threats unique to the bioeconomy and enables coordination among stakeholders to facilitate a robust and secure industry.

Ms. Zatzkin started her career in healthcare 20 years ago as the manager of a clinical practice, launching its EHR, redesigning the patient record, and engaging in advocacy efforts around maternal-infant health and malpractice reform policies. Moving to DC, she collaborated with policy leaders on research and policy changes around health professions education and workforce design, patient access, and health care affordability.

In the past, Ms. Zatzkin has served as the Managing Director of Flip the Clinica project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Co-PI for Scouting Health, an investigative horizon-hunting effort with Westat. She also led the Great Challenges at TEDMED, the health and medicine arm of TED, producing 50+ broadcasts on the toughest conversations, convening topic adversaries and finding common ground. Ms. Zatzkin has previously served as the Chair of the charitable pharmacy, NoVAScriptsCentral, and as a Member of the Associates Board for the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts

Additional projects featuring her work include Digital Therapeutics Alliance, Adoption-Share, VitalCrowdCPESNAccess our Medicine - a project of Mindset Foundation, and Script your Future, a grassroots adherence project, where she was commended by the U.S. Surgeon General and multiple Members of Congress.

Ms. Zatzkin has a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Survey Research from the University of Connecticut, her research on health insurance models received national recognition.

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