Dan Leonard

MCAA Board — Class of 1985

Biography

Dan Leonard, MA, President, leads NPC in bringing the pharmaceutical industry’s technical expertise and applied scientific knowledge to considerations of evidence-based medicine, comparative effectiveness reviews, evaluation and application. A veteran association executive and communications strategist with more than 20 years of experience in strategic communications, legislative management, politics and broadcast journalism, his previous health care industry experience includes serving as executive vice president of advocacy and professional services for America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP).

He received his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Marietta College and a master’s in government from Johns Hopkins University. He currently serves on several boards and industry committees, including the National Health Council and the Health Industry Forum.