Madison West is an Associate Government Relations Manager at Trust for America’s Health (TFAH). She leads TFAH’s advocacy of the chronic disease portfolio, focusing on obesity and nutrition, in addition to equity and social determinants of health.
Most recently, Madison served as a Legislative Assistant in the office of Congresswoman Dina Titus. In this role, Madison integrated equity into her legislative work for a portfolio including nutrition, healthcare, education, and immigration for one of the most diverse congressional districts in the nation. Prior to her time in the House of Representatives, Madison served on the Senate Special Committee on Aging, where she focused on studying and advancing solutions for healthcare and labor issues impacting older adults. Previously, she worked to advance reproductive health rights with Cobalt (formerly NARAL CO) and in the Colorado House of Representatives.
A proud first-generation college graduate, Madison earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Denver in International Relations with a focus on Global Health and Development. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health, with a concentration in Health Policy, from the George Washington University. Madison was an active member of the Congressional Hispanic Staff Association and an inaugural board member of the Senate Association for Emerging Health Staffers. She is a member of Pi Lambda Chi Latina Sorority, Inc.