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Welcoming AAD to Washington, D.C.


  • Posted by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
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    We’re excited to welcome the 2019 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) meeting to Washington, D.C. this week. As AAD comes to town, we wanted to offer a few recommendations from our D.C. staff. UCB’s D.C. office focuses on public policy with colleagues in advocacy, policy, public affairs, and regulatory.

    Our presence in D.C. enables our commitment to the continued evolution of the healthcare system toward recognizing and rewarding value through a policy environment that advances innovation, better incorporates patients in value-based care, and promotes affordable access for patients to the right medicine at the right time.

    If you are in town for for AAD, we hope you have a moment to enjoy all D.C. has to offer. One of our favorite insider tips is that the city has a robust restaurant scene. So, whether you have time to sit down for a full dining experience or just enough time to grab a cup of coffee between sessions, check out our list of best eats near the convention center, recommended by a few of our UCB D.C. locals.

    Morning - Le Pain Quotidien, 975 F Street NW, recommended by Patty Fritz, Head of U.S. Corporate Affairs, for it’s simple and organic options as well as a great place to grab a cup of coffee.

    Afternoon Olivia, 800 F Street NW, recommended by Liz Roberts, Global Public Policy Lead, features modern Mediterranean dishes that are responsibly and locally sourced.

    Daikaya, 705 6th Street NW, recommended by Jenny McCue, Associate Director for U.S. Patient Advocacy, is a casual restaurant that serves Japanese comfort food and Sapporo-style ramen.

    Evening Succotash, 915 F Street NW, recommended by Katelyn Snider, U.S. Communications and Public Affairs Associate, for its progressive twist on traditional Southern favorites.

    Jaleo, 480 7th Street NW, recommended by Jed Perry, Senior Director of Public Policy, serves authentic Spanish cuisine.

    We hope you have a great time in D.C., and we look forward to seeing you at AAD!

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