A 23-year D.C. veteran, Anne Woodbury is a recognized healthcare strategist with a proven track-record of success designing and executing multifaceted public affairs and communication campaigns that incite transformational change.
Since she helped former Speaker Newt Gingrich create and manage the Center for Health Transformation in 2003, Anne’s expertise is sought after for her ability to build multi-stakeholder action-oriented coalitions and campaigns. She was involved with creating, launching and/or managing Advocates for Opioid Recovery (AOR), Council for Diabetes Prevention (CDP), Purchaser Value Network, DRIVE Health Initiative and National Obesity Care Week. Currently, Anne’s company CURA Strategies leads and manages AOR and CDP under her direction.
Anne’s consulting experience spans the industry. From non-profit organizations to Fortune 50 corporations, she has worked with medical device, pharmaceutical and insurance companies, health tech start-ups, home health providers, consumer groups, medical societies and health-related trade associations to make a positive impact on people’s health and wellness.
Anne co-founded CURA Strategies in 2016 to help healthcare transformational leaders succeed faster by helping them break down policy barriers and shape the influencer market for with their solutions. CURA Strategies is a bi-partisan, integrated, strategic communications and public affairs agency exclusively focused on health and wellness.
Anne brings over a decade of experience in leadership positions in the healthcare practice of FleishmanHIllard and opening and managing the D.C. office of TogoRun, a strategic healthcare communications agency. During this time, Woodbury led the team that served as communications agency-of-record globally for Philips Healthcare, a leader in clinical informatics, imaging, and home health monitoring solutions.
Prior to working in communications, Anne spent 12 years working with former Speaker Newt Gingrich, with whom she co-authored the book “Saving Lives & Saving Money: Transforming Health and Healthcare.” She was also on the founding team of the Center for Health Transformation, a diverse coalition dedicated to advancing health reform that was market-based, information-rich, and patient-centered.