Peter Reinecke serves as senior advisor to the Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation. During his more than 20 years in senior staff positions in Congress, Reinecke played a key role in enactment of numerous pieces of health and aging legislation, including Medicare coverage of osteoporosis screening, expanded funding for osteoporosis and related research, Medicare, and long-term care reforms. He also helped lead the successful coalition strategy that doubled medical research funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) over 5 years. Reinecke served many years as chief of staff, legislative director, and senior counsel to Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) as well as professional staff to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee and as research director for the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the House Select Committee on Aging. He was a member of the White House Health Care Reform Task Force, worked for the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences and served as a visiting lecturer in health policy at Duke University.