Amy Hammer, M.A., M.P.A., PMP, joined AcademyHealth in February 2013 where she serves as Senior Director of Conferences. With over 20 years of conference planning experience, she is responsible for the management and future innovations of all AcademyHealth’s major convenings. Soon after joining AcademyHealth, Amy implemented new session types and was the lead in developing several new events. Amy is an accomplished leader with roles supervising diverse teams and uses her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in managing challenging programs and meetings. Most recently, Amy has collaborated with colleagues to expand the professional development offerings and formats offered to AcademyHealth members and nonmembers.

Prior to joining AcademyHealth, Amy was the Director of Meetings with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Amy earned her B.A. in psychology from Radford University, a Master of Arts in Counseling from West Virginia University, and a Master of Public Administration from George Mason University.

Authored by Amy Hammer, M.A., M.P.A., PMP