Alyssa Cotler, M.P.H., is the Chief Communications and Marketing Officer for the All of Us Research Program. She is passionate about the power of words and artistry to make a positive difference in public health. As a recovering English major, public health professional, caregiver, advocate, breast cancer patient, and survivor, she brings a unique focus to the work of connecting science to the people who need it most. Alyssa has been active in health communications at NIH for almost 25 years. She was communications director for the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) from 2011 until 2016 and was the deputy communications director at NCCIH for nine years prior. Before joining NCCIH, Alyssa worked as a consultant for the National Cancer Institute. She has also worked in patient advocacy at the National Breast Cancer Coalition and began her career in public policy working first on Capitol Hill and then with a lobbying firm advocating for advanced technology and higher education. Alyssa has her master’s in public health and bachelor’s in English and government and politics. She lives in Howard County, Maryland, with her husband and two awesome daughters. In her spare time, she occasionally runs marathons or half-marathons.
Program Update | All of Us Marks One Year
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As the All of Us Research Program marks one year since its national launch, former Director Eric Dishman shares an update and previews what’s coming next for the program. This includes an update on the size and diversity of the health database that All of Us is building for researchers to speed up medical breakthroughs. Eric also announces the launch of the All of Us Research Program’s public Data Browser, which will be a valuable interactive tool for both participants and researchers. Stay tuned for more exciting updates from All of Us by following us on social media and signing up for our newsletter at JoinAllofUs.org .