Larry McNeely

Health Care Advocate, <a href="">U.S. PIRG</a>

Larry McNeely is U.S. PIRG's Health Care Advocate, coordinating the organization's federal-level advocacy, communications and organizing on health reform. Based in Washington, D.C., Mr. McNeely lobbies Congress for legislation that will tame rising health costs, and offer consumers better choices in the health care marketplace.

His areas of expertise include Health Reform, Health Spending and the Economy, Prescription Drugs and Medical Device Issues, Politics of Health Reform, Health Insurance Industry Practices, Health Care Payment and Delivery Reform.

Prior to joining U.S. PIRG, Mr. McNeely dedicated nearly a decade of his life to work as a community activist, political organizer, and union representative. He has earned a Masters of Public Administration degree from West Virginia University and studied international development and health promotion in rural India through the University of Minnesota's Minnesota Studies in International Development Program.

Mr. McNeely earned his Bachelor of Arts from St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland.