Jerrica V. Mathis represents the interests of health care clients, including global health, non-profit patient advocacy, and health professional organizations. She is a member of the firm’s District Policy Group.
Before joining the District Policy Group, Jerrica worked at the Society for Public Health Education where she conducted trainings on how to educate state and local policymakers, strategies to influence policies that advance health equity, promoting the role of Health Education Specialists in Affordable Care Act implementation, and executing advocacy summits to train future public health professionals on advocacy and policy change.
In 2009, she was selected for the prestigious Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Louis Stokes Urban Health Policy fellowship and was able to further build expertise in health policy, health equity, and health disparity elimination. Jerrica gained experience in policy issues related to improving the health of racial and ethnic minorities, as well as labor and employment issues while working in the office of Congresswoman Donna Christensen and on the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Awards Methodology (www.drinkerbiddle.com/content/awards)
- Virginia Tech, M.Ed.
- Georgia Southern University, B.S.
- Women in Government Relations