Marissa Gordon-Nguyen is the Senior Advisor for HIPAA Policy in the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In this role, she leads the implementation of HIPAA privacy and security policies through rulemaking initiatives and the development of sub-regulatory guidance. She also advises federal agencies, advisory committees, and Congressional offices on aspects of the HIPAA Rules and their underlying privacy principles, among other responsibilities. Marissa joined OCR’s Health Information Privacy Division in 2009. She earned her Law Degree from Georgetown Law and her Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.