Iliana Peters, Health Information Privacy Specialist, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, Washington, DC
Ms. Peters is a policy development team lead for departmental rulemaking efforts, which have included work on the HITECH Omnibus Final Rule, on the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), on the CLIA and HIPAA Access rulemaking, and on implementation of the Affordable Care Act. She also has supported efforts on many other OCR policy, enforcement, and outreach initiatives, including developing a national training program for civil rights investigators and training state attorneys general on their HIPAA authority. Prior to joining the health information privacy division headquartered in D.C., Ms. Peters worked as an equal opportunity specialist and compliance investigator in Region VI in Dallas. Ms. Peters received her law degree from Duke University's School of Law and her Masters in health care law from the University of Houston's Law Center's Health Law and Policy Institute. Prior to joining OCR, she worked in private practice in San Antonio, Texas.