Stephen J. Ubl is President and CEO of AdvaMed, the world's largest medical technology association.
Ubl is recognized as a top health care advocate and policy expert across multiple health policy sectors, having successfully worked with medical technology manufacturers, hospitals, patient groups, physicians and public and private payers.
His lobbying accomplishments include passing landmark reforms related to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration product review process and Medicare's coverage and reimbursement of medical technologies.
In May 2007 Ubl was named a Top Association Lobbyist in The Hill newspaper’s annual list of top lobbyists. He first joined AdvaMed in 1998 as executive vice president of federal government relations. He left the organization in 2004 to open his own health care consulting firm, which served clients including Fortune 500 health care companies and leading investment banks. In July 2005, Ubl was chosen to lead AdvaMed as its President and CEO.
Prior to AdvaMed, Ubl was Vice President of Legislation for the Federation of American Hospitals. Ubl began his Washington career on Capitol Hill, where he worked for U.S. Senator Charles E. Grassley (R-IA.).
Ubl holds a degree in Political Science from St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.