Deven McGraw, JD, MPH

Lead, Data Stewardship & Data Sharing

Deven McGraw is the lead for Data Stewardship and Data Sharing at Invitae, a clinical genetic medicine company. Previously, she co-founded and served as Chief Regulatory Officer for Ciitizen, a platform for patients to gather and manage their health information, prior to its acquisition by Invitae in 2021.  From 2015-2017, she directed U.S. health privacy and security as Deputy Director, Health Information Privacy at the HHS Office for Civil Rights and Chief Privacy Officer (Acting) of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.  She was recently appointed by GAO to a three-year term on the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee.  Widely recognized for her expertise in health privacy, she directed the Health Privacy Project at the Center for Democracy & Technology for six years, testifying before Congress on health privacy issues on multiple occasions and leading the privacy and security policy work for the HITECH Health IT Policy Committee.  She also is currently serving on the Data and Surveillance Workgroup of the CDC’s Advisory Committee to the Director on CDC’s Data Modernization. She previously was the Chief Operating Officer of the National Partnership for Women and Families and, before joining federal government service, advised health industry clients on HIPAA compliance and data governance while a partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP.  Deven graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center and has a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University.