Andrea Downing

Co-founder and Board President, The Light Collective
Fireside Chat (Patient Advocacy)

Andrea Downing is a security researcher, deeply immersed in the intersection of health technology and patient advocacy. Her research contributions on surveillance have been pivotal in shaping the discourse around health privacy rights and policies at a national level.

As the co-founder and Board President of The Light Collective, Downing is working to advance the rights, interests, and voices of patient communities in health technology. Andrea currently serves on the Steering Committee of CancerX, a public-private partnership announced by The White House as a national accelerator to boost innovation in the fight against cancer as part of the reignited Cancer Moonshot. She has also recently joined as project lead for the National Academy of Medicine AI Code of Conduct.

Andrea Downing