Winifred “Windy” Carson-Smith, attorney and chief operating officer of Carson Company LLC, a health care consulting policy concern, brings over 25 years of senior association, legislative and policy experience at the state, federal and national levels to her consultancy.
One of a select few, Windy worked in legislative positions at the state, federal and District during her career. She has lobbied, testified and/or developed legislation or regulation on contemporary health policy issues.
And, she has worked on major policy/ national and state initiatives to include organizing and codification of the D.C. health occupations licensing statutes, national health care reform, legislative and regulatory barriers to APN practice, AIDS, telehealth, nurse informatics, antitrust, insurance and antitrust issues.
Melding policy with advocacy, Windy designed the grassroots campaign which led to DEA recognition and regulation of nurse prescribers. Windy also initiated the ANA amicus brief and association litigation policy and strategy; and authored the first United States Supreme Court brief submitted to the courts on behalf of the American Nurses Association.
Don’t Miss Moments:
- Why Windy is such an advocate for Nurse Practitioners
- Why Nurse Practitioners are the future of medicine
- How Windy suggests moving legislation further faster