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Robert Crittenden

Office of the Governor, State of Washington
Olympia, WA
Dr. Crittenden is currently the Senior Policy Advisor for Health for Washington Governor Jay Inslee. Prior to his work with the governor, Dr. Crittenden was the Executive Director of the Herndon Alliance. The Herndon Alliance is a national coalition of more than 200 organizations focused on communications and coordination with the goal of achieving affordable, quality health care for all people in America. He was also a professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Health Services at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Crittenden has been a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow with Senator George Mitchell, special assistant to Governor Gardner for health issues, and an employee of the state legislature. He was on the board of Northwest Health Law Advocates, on the steering committee of the Healthy Washington Coalition, and President of the Rainier Institute. In addition, he was Co-Chair of the Primary Care Coalition in Washington, a nonpartisan coalition of more than 30 organizations that is focused on strengthening primary care in the state. He has practiced as a family physician, caring for people in underserved, urban communities in central and southeast Seattle, for more than 30 years. Dr. Crittenden has a BA with honors from the University of California, Berkeley; a Special Diploma in Social Studies from Oxford University; and an MD and MPH from the University of Washington.Dr. Crittenden has been on the Board of Directors since 1993 and is a permanent member of the Board. He is Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee.