Jennifer Cosenza 
Senior Vice President, Health Sciences

Jennifer Cosenza
Senior Vice President

Highlights

  • Builds health, technology, and scientific programming with public- and private-sector partners
  • Serves as advisor to non-profit Canyon Ranch Institute on public health communications and partnership development
  • Convened Turning the Tide Against Cancer national science and policy conference with the PMC and the AACR in June 2012
  • Supported Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT during the roll out of its HITECH priority grant programs and rulemakings
  • Led team in the launch of the National Call to Action on Cancer Prevention and Survivorship, developed by four former U.S. Surgeons General, Canyon Ranch Institute, and the Lance Armstrong Foundation and supported by more than 60 collaborators

Jennifer Cosenza has worked at the intersection of technology, health, and policy for more than 15 years. She brings this perspective to support Feinstein Kean Healthcare clients with innovative scientific, high-tech, and public health programming focused on stakeholder engagement, thought leadership, and issues visibility.

After six years at Feinstein Kean Healthcare’s headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Jennifer now leads the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Supporting both the public and private sector, Jennifer has partnered with her clients to build public awareness and coalitions in the areas of personalized medicine, biopharmaceutical innovation, health and wellness, and health information technology.

Jennifer’s work includes the launch and support of the National Cancer Institute’s advanced technology initiatives in nanotechnology, proteomics, genomics, and bioinformatics. She also provides counsel to associations and government entities, managing policy and communications campaigns dedicated to translating for diverse audiences the story of how innovations in science and technology are shaping our understanding of disease, our health interventions, and our health care delivery systems. She draws upon her experience from the clinical side in a surgical oncology department of a leading medical center, as well as from industry where she supported campaigns launching novel technologies and medicines, in order to communicate the importance and impact of science and research to multiple constituencies.

Jennifer earned her master’s degree in communication, culture, and technology from Georgetown University. She is also a graduate of Georgetown University’s College of Arts and Sciences with a degree in government and concentration in international relations.