White House Author
Rev. Linda Hanna Walling
Rev. Linda Hanna Walling is the Executive Director of Faithful Reform in Health Care, the largest interfaith coalition of national, state and local organizations and individuals working for a health care future that embraces an inclusive, accessible, affordable, and accountable system of health care in the United States. She founded this coalition in early 2007 after serving for seven years as the Faith Project Director of the Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN). She has co-authored several editions of “Seeking Justice in Health Care: A Guide of Advocates in Faith Communities,” and has written numerous articles, study resources, and tool kits for advocates. Most recently she coordinated the development of a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief in support of the moral argument for Medicaid expansions in the Affordable Care Act. Rev. Walling is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), in which she serves as a Senior Advisor in Health Care Reform for the Disciples Center for Public Witness.