Bio: Erin Will Morton is Senior Vice President at CRD Associates, a Washington, DC-based healthcare government relations firm, where she represents the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) and the National Independent Laboratory Association (NILA). Over the course of her career, she spent several years working with NILA and has over a decade of experience in global and domestic health policy. Morton focuses on issues impacting community and regional clinical laboratories, including Medicare reimbursement and regulatory concerns.
Morton also leads the firm’s global health practice, where she specializes in global health program financing, research and development for new global health tools, and product development partnership resource mobilization. Her expertise includes tuberculosis, malaria, neglected tropical diseases, and drug development. She works on both domestic and multinational advocacy strategies, engaging with the WHO and the EU.
Prior to joining CRD Associates, Morton was Director of External Affairs at the TB Alliance in New York City, managing advocacy and donor relations. Before that, she led the Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC) directing US and global advocacy for 25 nonprofit research and development organizations to sustain and strengthen investments in global health research and product development. She spent eight years at the District Policy Group at Drinker Biddle, providing strategic guidance to global and domestic healthcare clients and represented the interests of patients, healthcare providers, and researchers before the United States Congress and federal agencies.
Morton holds a master’s degree in American government from the Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Dickinson College.