Daniella Gratale, MA

Senior Manager, Advocacy

Nemours

Washington, DC

Daniella Gratale is the Senior Manager of Advocacy in Nemours’ Office of Child Health Policy and Advocacy. In this role, she shapes and advances Nemours’ federal policy agenda through engagement with Congress, the Administration and national partners. Key areas of focus include health care innovation, obesity prevention, biomedical research, and population health. Prior to joining Nemours, Daniella served as Government Relations Manager at Trust for America’s Health (TFAH), a nonprofit organization devoted to strengthening the public health system. She informed congressional staff about public health issues and advocated for a health system that promotes integration of clinical and community-based prevention. Her key areas of focus included obesity prevention, appropriations, public health workforce, environmental health and transportation. She was very involved in successfully advocating for the prevention provisions included in the Affordable Care Act. Previously, she worked first as the Legislative Correspondent and then as a Legislative Assistant for the late Congresswoman Julia Carson, advising the Congresswoman on environmental, agriculture and telecommunications policy and handling Transportation and Infrastructure Committee work. Daniella holds an MA from The George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management and a BA from The College of New Jersey.

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