Joe Gitchell



Joe G. Gitchell has extensive experience in providing strategic counsel to clients across a wide range of health policy, regulatory, and marketing and communications challenges. Joe leads efforts:

  • Supporting regulatory approvals, conducting public policy analysis, and developing communications approaches
  • Devising, refining and defending product claims
  • Providing input on strategic market opportunities and directions


Since joining PinneyAssociates in 1993, Joe has counseled clients navigating health policy and communications challenges around the world, including in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. His work has included extensive collaboration with highly respected researchers, policy experts, and nonprofit organizations.

A co-author on over 40 articles, Joe has been published on topics including population health, drug-use behaviors and simulation modeling in journals including the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Addiction, Archives of Internal Medicine, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, and Tobacco Control. In addition, Joe has presented at industry and policy conferences, including the Tobacco Manufacturers Association, the Global Forum on Nicotine, and the Consumer Healthcare Product Association’s Annual Executive Conference on topics including the impact of personal technologies on healthcare regulations and a strategic research agenda for e-cigarettes.


  • Graduated magna cum laude from Yale University

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