The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) just announced that Deven McGraw will be the Deputy Director of Health Information Privacy, effective June 29, 2015.  In her new position, Ms. McGraw will lead OCR’s HIPAA policy, enforcement and outreach efforts and OCR’s efforts on Presidential and Departmental priorities on health privacy and security. Ms. McGraw is an attorney and in 2009 was appointed by former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to the federal Health IT Policy Committee.