Stephanie Kapalka

Health and Medical Writer

Stephanie Kapalka has been a member of Schmidt Public Affairs’ editorial team since 2004, following her tenure with Edelman where she worked on John’s team. Stephanie has broad experience helping clients achieve health policy and advocacy goals through earned media. Her opposite editorials and letters to the editor, penned on behalf of clients, are frequently published inside the beltway and in large metropolitan daily newspapers nationwide.


Stephanie began her career on the health policy team at Edelman in Washington, D.C. and later joined Schmidt Public Affairs. She draws upon her background and experience with national health advocacy campaigns, as well as direct clinical experience as a critical care Registered Nurse, in creating understandable, relatable and impactful editorial content.