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Deven McGraw

Deven McGraw, Director of the Health Privacy Project at CDT

Deven McGraw is the Director of the Health Privacy Project at CDT. The Project is focused on developing and promoting public policies that ensure individual privacy as personal health information is shared electronically.

Ms. McGraw has been active in efforts to establish a nationwide health information network. She serves on two workgroups of the American Health Information Community (AHIC): she is co-chair of the Confidentiality, Privacy and Security Workgroup and a member of the Personalized Health Care Workgroup. Both workgroups provide recommendations to AHIC and the Department of Health and Human Services about policies and practices to facilitate greater use of health information technology. She also serves on the Policy Steering Committee of the eHealth Initiative.

Prior to joining CDT, Ms. McGraw was the Chief Operating Officer of the National Partnership for Women & Families, providing strategic direction and oversight for all of the organization's core program areas. Ms. McGraw also was an associate in the public policy group at Patton Boggs, LLP and in the health care group at Ropes & Gray. She also served as Deputy Legal Counsel to the Governor of Massachusetts and taught in the Federal Legislation Clinic at the Georgetown University Law Center.

Ms. McGraw graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland. She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, and her L.L.M. from Georgetown University Law Center and was Executive Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal. She also has a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health



Biography last updated January 18, 2013