Rebecca Murow Klein
Rebecca has over 13 years of experience in health policy, legislative affairs, and leadership in the non-profit, trade association, and government spaces.
Prior to joining the Institute, Rebecca was the Director of Government Affairs at the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW), where she designed and implemented the organization’s legislative strategy. She developed and chaired a coalition of over 40 health care stakeholder organizations committed to modernizing substance use disorder privacy regulations. Under her leadership, the coalition saw language addressing the issue ultimately enacted into law. Rebecca also led efforts to increase access to telebehavioral health and directed ABHW’s Stamp Out Stigma initiative.
Rebecca previously worked as a Legislative Assistant for U.S. Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE), advising him on health care policies around the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. She also collaborated on domestic advocacy and messaging strategy for the National Jewish Democratic Council.
In her role at the Meadows Institute, Rebecca guides policy development and strategy for the Institute and advance policy initiatives and appropriations on Capitol Hill and in the Administration.
Rebecca holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Judaic Studies from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Government from Johns Hopkins University. She lives with her husband and three children in Washington, D.C.