1169d44Samantha Holvey is a former Miss North Carolina USA (2006) and currently the Director of Community & Education at WEDI, the leading authority on the use of health IT to improve healthcare information exchange.

She has a B.A. in Mass Communication from Campbell University, a graduate certificate in Political Psychology from The George Washington University, and an Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership (EMHL) degree from Brown University.

A passionate mentor and spokesperson, Samantha wrote the book, The Stairway to Heaven is Not ADA Compliant, with the aim of raising awareness about Guillain-Barré Syndrome and advocating for research that leads to early diagnosis and treatment.