July 17, 2024
UIC publicizes new chief data safety officer

Pricey school and workers,

We’re happy to announce the appointment of Shefali Mookencherry because the College of Illinois Chicago’s chief data safety officer, efficient Jan. 23. Shefali involves UIC from Edward-Elmhurst Well being, the place she additionally served because the chief data safety officer of that group since 2020.

Shefali is a seasoned skilled with experience in data safety, increased schooling privateness, HIPAA, analysis, well being care coverage and technique, selling Interoperability and compliance. With greater than 20 years of upper schooling expertise — together with over 30 years of well being care expertise, and 17 of these years in senior administration positions — she is acknowledged as a cybersecurity material skilled who has fulfilled chief data safety officer roles and carried out data safety threat analyses and assessments within the U.S. and internationally. 

Shefali additionally has a eager curiosity within the adoption of progressive expertise and supplies management, session, coordination and integration of knowledge processes with enterprisewide data expertise and knowledge safety methods. 

Because the chief data safety officer at UIC, Shefali will probably be answerable for data safety and privateness for the college; creating the knowledge safety and privateness technique; refining college coverage to replicate the altering panorama of knowledge safety; and making certain that data belongings are adequately protected. 

We invite you to hitch us in welcoming Shefali to UIC!


Matt Riley
Affiliate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Chief Data Officer

For extra data, please contact:
Matt Riley
[email protected]

UIC publicizes new chief data safety officer