Public Health Caucus

The purpose of the bipartisan Congressional Public Health Caucus is to support federal policies that result in improved overall health for the people of this Nation, thereby enabling our country and its people to realize their full potential. 

Press Release from Rep. Rob Wittman and Rep. Gene Green regarding the creation of the Caucus (Press Release, dated April 2015) 


Caucus Co-Chairs

Representative Rob Wittman (R-VA-1)

Representative Gene Green (D-TX-29)

Representative Kay Granger (R-TX-12)

Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA-40)

Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA-2)


Joining the Caucus

The caucus is only for members of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Please encourage your Representative to join.  Use the sample email below.  No dues are required.

Republican members should contact Julia Angelotti (Rep. Wittman) at

House members should contact Kristen O’Neill (Rep. Green) at

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Sample Email

I am one of your constituents, living in [name of town you live in], and want to bring to your attention the existence of the Congressional Public Health Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives.  As a commissioned officer in the United States Public Health Service, I am aware of the enormous role Congress plays in addressing issues that affect public health in this country, so I am asking you to join this caucus. There are no dues or fees associated with the caucus, which was established on a bipartisan basis by Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) and Rep. Gene Green (D-TX).  Other co-chairs of the Caucus include Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX), Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), and Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA). You can join the caucus by having one of your staff contact either Julia Angelotti in Rep. Wittman’s office at or Kristen O’Neill in Rep. Green’s office at  The Caucus website, including its Mission Statement and a statement about the Importance of Public Health, can be found at

I would appreciate hearing from you when you have joined the Caucus.