Amanda Smith is the Assistant Counsel for 340B Health, a nonprofit organization of more than 1,400 hospitals and health systems participating in the federal 340B drug pricing program.
Mrs. Smith has worked for 340B Health for over five years. Before accepting her current position, Mrs. Smith most recently served as 340B Health’s Senior Manager of Grassroots Advocacy. In this role, she developed 340B Health’s grassroots program, building relationships with hospital advocates across the country. She coordinated advocacy efforts between hospitals and Congress and educated lawmakers on the importance of 340B. This included creation of the 340B Impact Profile, 340B Impact Profile Guidebook, and the 340B Health Advocacy Toolkit. She also planned biannual Capitol Hill Fly-Ins and otherwise supported 340B Health’s advocacy initiatives. Mrs. Smith has become a valuable resource for the 340B hospital community and an expert in effectively delivering the 340B message to Capitol Hill.
Before joining 340B Health, Mrs. Smith served as a Healthcare Law Clerk for the United States Senate Committee on Finance. She graduated with a B.A. in government from the University of Virginia. She received her J.D. and M.S. in government from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. She is a member of the Maryland Bar. Her family lives in Stafford, Virginia and Bozeman, Montana.