Meet the Team

American Health Line is produced by a group of seasoned writers and editors dedicated to unearthing just what you need to know about health care politics and policy.





Ashley Fuoco Antonelli, Editor, was a writer for American Health Line from 2013 to 2015 and has been an editor since August 2015. Ashley studied Political Science at Bloomsburg University.

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Heather Bell, Editor-in-Chief, has been with American Health Line since 2012. Heather graduated from Syracuse University with a dual bachelor's degree in journalism and information management technology.

Thomas Seay, Senior Director, has been with the Advisory Board Company since 2014. Previously, he served as communications director for the Congressional Oversight Panel and for several members of Congress. He holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Kansas and a bachelor's degree in science, technology, and culture from Georgia Tech.

Sarah Xinis Boutaugh, Associate Director, has been with American Health Line since January of 2015. She manages the day-to-day business operations, overseeing account management, new business revenue and  strategic marketing. Sarah has been with the Advisory Board Company since 2011 and graduated from the University of Delaware with bachelor's degrees in marketing and management.

Writers: José Vasquez, Ben Palmer, Danielle Poindexter

Contributing Editors: Jackie Kimmell, Marcelle Maginnis, Rachel Schulze