Sylvia Hobbs is a Manager of Data Strategy for the Massachusetts Center for Health Information and Analysis where she manages uses of the Massachusetts All Payer Claims Data and other state health information repositories. She serves on the state’s Data Privacy Committee. For 12 years, she served as Director of Research and Evaluation for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health where she supervised analytic data enhancements, procured funding and helped to build the state’s trauma registry and the state’s ambulance trip record information system. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Oberlin College and a Master’s Degree in epidemiology and biostatistics from Boston University School of Public Health.