Kathryn M. Marchesini

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  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2010)
  • B.S., International Economics and Finance (Cum Laude, Pi Gamma Mu Honors), Catholic University of America (2003)

Professor Marchesini is a nationally recognized attorney with over 8 years of legal experience in global information privacy and cybersecurity, information technology (IT), and health care law. Exceptional leadership instincts and proven trusted advisor of strategic, legal, and regulatory counsel at the forefront of health innovation, information security, and data use. Over 14 years of project management experience in business, government, and legal environments. Strong background in navigating data governance, mobile technology, and regulatory compliance in health care and defense sectors. Proven success in writing, communication, and policy development with unique ability to relate to and build consensus with stakeholders.
She is currently employed by the US Dept of Health Human Services. She serves as the Chief Privacy Office in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Senior Advisor for Health Information Technology Policy (Detailee) in the Office of Civil Rights.
She holds a Professional Certificate from Standford University in Strategic Decision and Risk Management - Emphasis in Healthcare which was award May 2014. 
Other Certifications: North Carolina Bar. District of Columbia Bar. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Project Management Professional (PMP). Federal Contracting Officer Representative (COR). Security Clearance (Active).
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