Cambridge Forum on

Health Data Privacy & Emerging Issues

November 6 - 8, 2024 New Orleans, Louisiana
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The Steering Committee welcomes a select group of 48 leading attorneys and senior in-house privacy professionals from across the United States.  Participants have been personally selected based on their experience advising on complex issues within the rapidly evolving landscape of health data privacy, security, and regulation.

Using candid, seminar-style discussions at this annual meeting, the group examines trends and developments in every jurisdiction for meaningful dialogue on the most pressing issues facing their clients today.

2024 Steering Committee

This elite group, comprised of experts in the field, personally nominates all invitees and develops the Agenda, which forms the basis of our discussions.

Committee Co-Chairs

Committee Members

  • Helenemarie Blake Global Medical Response Miami, FL

    Helen serves as the Global Privacy Officer and Vice President in Compliance at Global Medical Response, the global leader in emergency services and patient relocation services. In this role, Helen is responsible for the oversight, development and maintenance of the organization’s Privacy Program. She works closely with the Chief Compliance Officer, executive leadership team, and authorized enforcement agencies to ensure adherence to laws, regulations, policies and procedures that govern GMR’s operations. Helen is highly skilled at implementing strategies and techniques to build and maintain privacy and compliance programs with special attention to the rapidly evolving landscape of privacy and healthcare related standards, laws and regulations. She is considered a leader in the fields of data privacy & integrity, data innovation and ethical management of data and technology.


    Helen has over 20 years of experience in practicing healthcare law and data and technology leadership. Most recently, she was part of the executive leadership team as the Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer at Nicklaus Children’s Health System, a nationally recognized healthcare system exclusively for children. Prior to that, Helen served as a senior executive leader at the University of Miami, presiding over data privacy, integrity, and security strategy. She held the roles of Data Privacy Officer at the University of Miami and Chief Privacy and Data Integrity Officer at the University of Miami Health System. In 2018, she became one of the first institutional data privacy officers in higher education in the United States.


    The first part of her career was spent as a first chair litigation attorney as a partner with the law firm of Fowler White Burnett P.A. As a the practice group leader of the Healthcare Group, she represented health systems and hospitals in both litigation and regulatory proceedings, and assisted healthcare systems, institutions and practitioners in complex, high value lawsuits. Helen has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law. She is a Fellow of the American Bar Association. Ms. Blake is an “AV rated” attorney, the highest level awarded her peers through Martindale-Hubbell and is included in the Martindale-Hubbell Register of Preeminent Health Lawyers and National Register of Preeminent Woman Lawyers.

  • Joanne Charles Gilead Sciences, Inc. Jersey City, NJ
  • Sophia Collaros Presbyterian Healthcare Services Albuquerque, NM
  • Deborah L. Gersh Ropes & Gray LLP Chicago, IL
  • Jean Liu Microsoft Corporation Boston, MA
  • Roshal Erskine Marshall Verily Life Sciences Atlanta, GA
  • Iliana Peters Polsinelli Washington, D.C.
  • Alexandra Royal Mayo Clinic Atlanta, GA
  • Lynn Sessions Baker & Hostetler LLP Houston, TX
  • Marcy Wilder Hogan Lovells US LLP Washington, D.C.

Forum Director

  • Emily Scott Vice President, Regulatory & Emerging Markets Cambridge Forums Toronto, ON [email protected] M: +1 437 223 2813

    Emily holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Queen’s University. Before joining Cambridge Forums, Emily spent ten years working as an event manager; from leading full-scope event production of gala fundraisers in Toronto, to travelling the world as a destination wedding planner, managing each event from concept to onsite execution. Armed with deep expertise in relationship management and event logistics, Emily looks to deliver standout participant experiences as a Forum Director. Outside of the office, Emily can be found scouring Spotify for new music, hosting dinner parties for her friends and family, and perfecting her golf swing.

CONNECT. ENGAGE. EXCEL. This is a different event, unlike any you've attended

Built on meaningful interactions and genuine connections, the Forum is the premiere gathering for leading privacy professionals from across the United States specializing in health data privacy, security, and regulation.

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