Stay Connected

Sign Up for Updates

We are creating a place where we can share ideas, provide the perspective of America's biopharmaceutical companies and, most importantly, listen to you.
Debra DeShong

Debra DeShong Debra DeShong is Executive Vice President of Public Affairs at PhRMA. In this role, Ms. DeShong serves as a lead spokesman for the association and manages multiple high-profile public affairs campaigns on the value of biopharmaceutical innovation, patient access to medicines and other industry priorities. Ms. DeShong has more than two decades of experience in public policy, communications and international relations, which includes serving as Chief of Staff to U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, working as a founder and executive at Washington public affairs firms Point Blank and Five by Five and holding top communications positions with the United Nations Foundation, U.S. Senator Robert Torricelli, the Democratic National Committee and the John Kerry for President campaign.

Recent Posts

In the current health care debate, Congress has lost sight of what matters to U.S. voters

By Debra DeShong  |    November 15, 2021
For months Congress has been debating massive changes to the nation’s social safety net, one of which is the highly popular Medicare prescription drug benefit. Unfortunately, much of what is being...   Read More

Search the Catalyst

View Posts by Topic

see all

View Posts by Contributor

View Posts by Date

see all

Subscribe to Email Updates