Anita Brikman

Senior Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs, and Executive Director, CHPA Educational Foundation

Anita Brikman joined CHPA in 2016 and is responsible for leading the association’s communications and public affairs functions, as well as leading the CHPA Educational Foundation. She is a member of the senior management team and responsible for establishing and directing the organization’s communications strategies and goals. Anita leads all external and internal association communications and public affairs campaigns. In addition, she directs the CHPA Educational Foundation, including working with its board of directors to establish priorities, achieve financial independence and growth, and ensure successful execution of the foundation’s consumer education campaigns.

Prior to joining CHPA, Anita served as Senior Vice President, Communications and Outreach, at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) where she led communications and marketing for the association and its affiliates, including the National Hospice Foundation.

For more than two decades prior to her association work, Brikman worked as a news anchor and health reporter in the major television markets of Philadelphia, Pa., (WPVI 6ABC) and Washington, D.C., (WUSA 9), where she served as chief medical correspondent directing coverage on a wide range of healthcare issues.

B.S., Mass Communications, Miami University, Oxford, Oh., Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa