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Data Privacy for Health - U.S. Summit 2024

When Data Privacy Meets Life Sciences - DPOs, Clinical Professionals, IT experts & lawyers

Data Privacy for Health
U.S. Summit 2024

After more than 5 years of organizing the “Data Privacy for Health” Summit in Europe, MyData-TRUST is bringing its concept to the U.S.! Join us at our 2024 U.S. edition of Data Privacy for Health, taking place in Durham,North Carolina this  September 10th. The perfect occasion to meet other DPOs, privacy experts, lawyers and clinical professionals – all with the same goal: Share knowledge, discuss challenges and find solutions for their Global Data Privacy in the Life Sciences Industry.

When & Where

September 10th, 2024 | 8:30am – 5pm EDT | 15 TW Alexander Dr, Durham NC 27709, United States

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  • Data Privacy in the U.S.
  • Global DPO: Between Challenges & Opportunities
  • CRO Code of Conduct, What You Should Know
  • U.S. Biotech Running Clinical Trials in Europe
  • Data Breach
  • Al in Clinical Research
  • Share Your Feedback
  • Networking Event
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MyData-TRUST, Inc

15 TW Alexander Dr, Durham, NC 27709, United States
(650) 491 0542

Confirmed Speakers

We are thrilled to introduce a distinguished lineup of trailblazers in the fields of data privacy and health, set to grace the stage at The U.S. Data Privacy for Health 2024. Stay tuned for more confirmed speakers!

Kimberly Gray | IQVIA

Kimberly Gray is an attorney and the Global Chief Privacy Officer of IQVIA; an American multinational company serving the combined industries of health information technologies & clinical research. She is also involved in several organizations such as the FPF, the ACRO or the CIPL. Based on her global experience, Kim will take part of our experts-panel to share her valuable knowledge and experience during the U.S. Data Privacy for Health 2024!

Wolf Hillebrand | Corcept Therapeutics

The Senior Legal Director of Corcept Therapeutics, Wolf Mueller-Hillebrand, will take part of the debate as one of our panel experts! As a Life Sciences lawyer with comprehensive in-house experience advising on global laws & regulations since more than 20years, Wolf has acquired valuable skills in Clinical Research, GCP, Privacy and Data Protection that he will share during our next edition of Data Privacy for Health 2024!

Jay Hodes | Colington Consulting

Jay Hodes is a leading expert in HIPAA compliance and President of Colington Consulting. His company provides HIPAA consulting services for healthcare providers and business associates. Mr. Hodes has over 35 years of combined experience in risk assessments, site security evaluation, regulatory compliance, policy and procedures assessments, and Federal law enforcement management.

Cheryl Hergert | Exelixis

With over 25 years of experience, Cheryl is familiar with product development for medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and combination products. She has a Doctoral degree in Regulatory Science and a Master’s in Public Health. Her research interests focus on the use of EHR systems to drive innovation as well as the impact of privacy laws on patient data flow and accessibility. As Director of Clinical Data Privacy, Protection, and Transparency at Exelixis her work involves building a culture of privacy by design through awareness and governance.

Vandana Chawla | Crinetics Pharmaceuticals

Vandana is the Senior Director, R&D Counsel at Crinetics Pharmaceuticals, a company founded by a team of scientists with a track record of drug discovery and development. Crinetics is a company dedicated to creating important new therapeutic options for patients with endocrine diseases and endocrine-related tumors. Vandana is a Doctor of Law, with a Master in Public Health Policy & Epidemiology and she endorses a key role in the Data Privacy compliance of Crinetics Pharmaceutical since 3 years now.

Erich S. Huang | Verily

Erich is Head of Clinical Informatics at Verily (Alphabet’s precision healthcare division, formerly Google Health). Immediate past Chief Data Officer for Quality at Duke Health, and Co-Founder and immediate past Director of Duke Forge—Duke’s health data science initiative.
As a clinician data scientist, his job is to think about data, how we refine it into actionable information, and how to scientifically turn that information into generalizable knowledge. He wants to use data to create opportunities to think about health in new ways.

Avery Miles

Avery Miles joined MyData-Trust (MD-T) in 2024 as Deputy Director of US Operations and head of MD-T’s new office in Durham, North Carolina. Prior to joining MD-T, Avery served in a variety of in-house legal and privacy roles in the clinical trials, life sciences and healthcare sectors where he built and led global privacy programs for multinational organizations. Avery is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law (JD) and North Carolina-Chapel Hill (BA Spanish and English) and holds CIPP-E, CIPP-US and CIPM certifications from the IAPP.

Victoria Watts

Victoria is the Vice President of Privacy and Global Data Protection Officer for Premier Research, based out of the United Kingdom. She is responsible for overseeing Premier Research’s global data protection strategy and implementation to ensure compliance.
Lawyer with qualifications in data protection (Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) and Certified Information Privacy Professional with a focus in Europe (CIPP/E)), Victoria is an expert in interpreting the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as it relates to clinical research.

Victoria is also a key contributor and lead editor to the European CRO Federation (EUCROF) initiative to draft a GDPR Code of Conduct for the clinical research industry.

Andrew Del Gaizo

Andrew Del Gaizo is the Clinical Informatics Program Director of Rad AI. Andrew has a diverse work experience in the field of radiology. Andrew started their career as a Resident at Emory University Hospital in 2005. Andrew then worked as a Fellow at Mayo Clinic from 2010 to 2011. Following that, they joined Wake Forest Baptist Health where they served as an Assistant Professor from 2011 to 2022. During this time, they also held the position of Head of Clinical Operations at Enlitic from 2017 to 2021. In 2022, they took on the role of Clinical Operations Program Director at Rad AI and also became a Body Radiologist at Moffitt Cancer Center. Additionally, they have experience in government healthcare as Deputy Director of the National Teleradiology Program at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs since 2013.

Julie Liambotis

Creating awareness, communities and partnerships is one of the best quality of Julie. She values and builds strong authentic relationships with partners, colleagues, community influencers, and leadership teams. Her approach, informed by many years of clinical practice across all patient settings, is both empathetic and effective. She helps to identify market opportunities, create and implement innovative programs to increase brand awareness across communities of patients, consumers, and organizations.

Julie joined MyData-TRUST in 2022 and became U.S. Director and Certified DPO in 2023.

Damien Mair

Damien is a successful leader with almost 20 years’ experience in the clinical trial industry, including significant direct, remote and matrix line management experience across multiple regions, including North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Damien is passionate about Data Privacy and is a Certified Data Protection Officer, with extensive consulting experience within Life Sciences (Pharma, Biotech, CRO, eHealth, etc.). He has led a number of high-profile initiatives (continuous process improvement and quality by design), including system implementations, to successful completion at multiple organisations of differing sizes. He joined MyData-TRUST in 2020 and is now UK Entity Director and Chief Development Officer.

Erika Moncada

Erika holds a biotechnology engineering diploma and started her career at Nestlé in Mexico. Since August 2018, she’s been with MyData-TRUST, initially stepping in as a DPO in Belgium, mainly serving U.S. clients. Fluent in Spanish, French, and English, allowing her to communicate effectively across diverse cultures.

She played a pivotal role in the creation of this new entity, fully backed by the founders of MyData-TRUST for this venture. Together, they launched this new Mexican Entity in 2023. She put together her team in June 2023, leading them with enthusiasm, professionalism, and kindness.