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Kathryn Payne

2017 Speaker

KATHRYN PAYNE serves as AMAG’s vice president of external affairs and oversees the company’s communications, policy and advocacy activities. She joined AMAG in May 2014 from APCO Worldwide, a global public affairs and strategic communications firm based in Washington D.C. There, she spent 10 years in various positions of increasing responsibility, including most recently as a vice president and director of the healthcare practice group. Prior to joining APCO, Payne served as a communications associate at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., and as a healthcare research associate at Forrester Research, a publicly traded research and advisory firm. Payne graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with high honors from The Johns Hopkins University with a BS in writing and business management and an MS in communications.