Deven McGraw

Deven McGraw's PhotoDeven McGraw, is the Director of the Health Privacy Project at CDT, where she focuses on developing and promoting workable privacy and security protections for electronic personal health information. Ms. McGraw is active in efforts to advance the adoption of health information technology and electronic health information exchange to improve individual and population health. She was appointed by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to serve on the Health Information Technology Policy Committee and chairs its Privacy and Security Workgroup (the Tiger Team). She has testified on health privacy and security issues before Congress six times since 2008. Prior to joining CDT, Ms. McGraw was the Chief Operating Officer of the National Partnership for Women & Families, providing strategic direction and oversight for the organization’s core program areas, including promotion of initiatives to improve health care quality. 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.