Speaker Biography
Edwina Rogers
Executive Director
Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative
 
Edwina Rogers currently serves as the Executive Director of the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative, a Washington DC trade association, responsible for the national Patient Centered Medical Home movement. Edwina served as Vice President, Health Policy for The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) in Washington, DC from May 2004 until January 2009. ERIC advocates the employee benefits and compensation interests of America’s major employers. Edwina has been a public policy expert for over 20 years and has worked for two Presidents and four Senators. She was an Economic Advisor for the current President Bush at the White House during 2001 and 2002 at the National Economic Council, focusing on health and social security policy. Ms. Rogers was General Counsel of the National Republican Senatorial Committee during the Republican take-over of the Senate in 1994. She worked for Senator Lott while he was Majority Leader in 1999 and she handled health policy for Senator Sessions in 2003 and 2004.

Edwina worked on International Trade matters for former President Bush at the Department of Commerce from 1989 until 1991. Ms. Rogers practiced law in the Washington office of Balch and Bingham from 1991 until 1994. She received her BS in Corporate Finance from the University of Alabama and a JD from Catholic University in Washington DC. Ms. Rogers was a Fellow at the Kennedy School at Harvard during 1996. Edwina writes a conservative column for The Georgetowner newspaper in Washington, DC and is a regular strategist on cable news television. She served on the Board of Directors of Semco Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SEN) a natural gas distribution company in 2007.