Erin Mackay is the managing director for health justice at the National Partnership for Women & Families. Erin supports strategic and operational planning, and also leads a portfolio of Health Justice programs and projects. Erin is a respected consumer advocate with subject matter expertise in health information technology policy and consumer health data access. She represents the consumer voice in federal and private sector efforts, including participation in expert panels and working groups on health data and privacy, patient-centered care, and quality measurement. She is gifted writer, communicator and coalition-builder who brings humor and joy to her work. Erin has undergraduate degrees in English literature and women and gender studies from the University of Virginia, and a master’s degree in public health with a concentration in community health from George Mason University.
When not hard at work building a better health care system, Erin enjoys teaching yoga and baking chocolate chip cookies.