Portman currently serves as health policy advisor for the majority on the Senate Committee on Finance and previously served as a health policy aide for Sen. Orrin Hatch. He previously worked as a research assistant at the Department of Health Policy and Management at the George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health. Before that, Portman worked at the University of Denver’s Department of Biological Sciences in a forensic genetics laboratory. Portman received his M.P.H. from the George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health and his B.A. from the University of Denver.