Booz Allen Hamilton
Ms. Kandel is an attorney with over 20 years of experience in health care privacy consulting and litigation. She achieved National and State recognition as an expert in health care privacy laws, and has provided individualized technical assistance and training to a variety of federal and state agencies, organizations, treatment programs, hospitals, courts, research programs, and institutional review boards regarding the understanding, application, and implementation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and its integration with other laws and regulations. Ms. Kandel currently serves as the Program Manager and Senior Subject Matter Expert supporting the Defense Health Agency Privacy and Civil Liberties Office, in which she leads a team in a variety of privacy and cybersecurity service offerings, including: program management; plans and policy development; requirements development for emerging technologies; development of streamlined compliance and data sharing programs; establishment, management and operation of a HIPAA Privacy Board; risk management and risk assessments; and, the development of education and training programs. Ms. Kandel also currently serves as the Program Manager for a HIPAA Privacy and Security Policy Services contract for World Trade Center Health Program within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.