Director, Privacy & Research Data Protection Program
With over 20 years of expertise in privacy, information security, health care compliance, risk assessment methodologies, information management, and regulatory guidance, Mary’s passion is collaborating with stakeholders to reduce risk through rapid positive change. She has developed and implemented HIPAA, FERPA, and NIST compliance programs and holds certifications in information security, information risk, and health care privacy.
Before joining the Division of Scholary Integrity and Research Compliance (SIRC) team, Mary was at Carilion Clinic, where she served as an information security and privacy officer, working with health care data. She has consulted with numerous organizations nationally to assist with setting up privacy and data protection programs.