Marc Wine
Marc Wine
U.S. Department of Veterans Affair
Senior Adviser Health IT, Office of Information & Technology
Marc Wine, a recognized health systems and health information technology expert with more than thirty years of experience in the federal and private sectors, is highly focused on Health IT strategy and solutions, health care policy, planning and program management. He is known for building extensive relationships among the federal Health IT Community including wide recognition as an innovative problem solver.

Marc serves within VA Central Office as the lead for IT collaboration projects, managing VA’s Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) Program, Office of Information and Technology.

Today, Marc is collaborating on medical cybersecurity, precision medicine, and advanced and emerging health IT solutions for empowering the nation’s Veterans including IT digital infrastructure and Learning Health Systems. As well, Marc serves as a senior adviser within VA addressing solutions for current VA Health IT programs and systems.

Marc served within PwC, PricewaterhouseCoopers, in the position of Director Washington Federal Practice, Health IT. He focused on developing business strategies and solutions for health informatics and business process change. Marc served within Northrop Grumman Health Systems Management as Senior Adviser, Federal Health IT; there Marc provided leadership in the collaboration and delivery of the nation’s initial mobile Health Applications, Blue Button for MyHealtheVet, for the first time for Veterans to receive their personal health records on smart phones. The Personal Health Record app that is used my millions of consumers today.

Prior to his private sector health care experience, Marc served for 30 years within the federal government including the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration where he established the initial VA-Federal Health IT Sharing Program; U.S. Department of Defense, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) where he lead collaboration for establishing the Roadmap for US HealthGrid for Biomedicine; as well as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration where he developed health planning systems policies under the nationwide

implementation of the National Health Systems Planning and Resources Development Act of 1974; plus leading federal hospital systems planning for Greater Boston.

Marc served as adjunct professor in Health Informatics within The George Washington University and is co-author of the book, “Medical Informatics 20/20: Quality and Electronic Health Records through Collaboration, Open Solutions and Innovation,” known as a forward looking, visionary book published in 2007.

Suzanne Schwartz, MD, MBA
Suzanne Schwartz, MD, MBA
The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) at FDA
Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships
Suzanne has served as CDRH’s Director of Emergency Preparedness/Operations and Medical Countermeasures (EMCM) and in this capacity has been responsible for preparedness and incident response to all public health concerns involving or impacting medical devices, including cybersecurity of medical devices and their networked systems.

Suzanne’s programmatic efforts in medical device cybersecurity have since evolved beyond response to include increasing awareness, educating, outreach, partnering and coalition-building within the Healthcare and Public Health Sector (HPH) as well as fostering collaborations across other parts of government and the private sector.

Suzanne chairs the CDRH Cybersecurity Working Group which is tasked with formulating policy on medical device cybersecurity on behalf of the Agency. She also serves as co-chair of the Government Coordinating Council (GCC) for the HPH Critical Infrastructure Sector, focusing on the sector’s healthcare cybersecurity initiatives.

Suzanne earned an MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York in 1988, trained in General Surgery and Burn Trauma at the New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center; an executive MBA from NYU Stern School of Business in 2012, and completed Cohort X of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative – Harvard School of Public Health & Harvard Kennedy School of Government executive education in June 2013.

Rose-Marie  Nsahlai, MBA, RHIT, CPHIMS
Rose-Marie Nsahlai, MBA, RHIT, CPHIMS
Office of the Chief Privacy Officer (OCPO), Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), US Department of Health and Human Services
Rose-Marie Nsahlai is a Senior Technical Advisor with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information technology (ONC) in the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), responsible for furthering the goals of ensuring that electronic health information is secure and protected in the interoperable learning healthcare system. Prior to joining ONC, Rose-Marie was a Health IT Architect responsible for the design, planning, implementation and optimization of the electronic health record (EHR) and clinical applications.

Rose-Marie brings to this role over 20 years of experience supporting technology, information security and cybersecurity (IoT) efforts in many diverse industries including financial services, consumer product, oil and gas, telecom, and most notably healthcare, where she has spent the last 14 years leading clinical and technical teams in large-scale IT transformation efforts from small physician practices to large national integrated delivery systems.

Rose-Marie has deep technical experience in security testing and organizational architecture of how to build, secure, and integrate a variety of electronic health records, medical and diagnostic devices using standards from IEEE, HL-7, ISO, etc. Rose-Marie has been involved in many initiatives including a range of IT HIPAA/HITRUST assessments, electronic database and medical device program development architectures for healthcare organizations.

Jennifer Cawthra
Jennifer Cawthra
NIST, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
NCCoE Healthcare Sector Lead, Senior Cybersecurity Engineer
Jennifer Cawthra is a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer who leads an engineering team at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, which is part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). She and her team promote the acceleration of businesses’ adoption of standards-based, advanced security technologies for the healthcare sector.

As our dependence on Internet-based tools and services increases, we must be more vigilant in protecting our data and systems. Jennifer has been addressing cybersecurity issues for over 20 years. But none have been more challenging than those in the healthcare sector where patient safety is always the first priority.

Jennifer is a Program Management Professional (PMP) and holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Penn State.

Caitlin Bataillon
Caitlin Bataillon
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division
Supervisory Intelligence Analyst, Cyber Security for Healthcare Sector
Caitlin Bataillon is the Supervisory Intelligence Analyst (SIA) for FBI Cyber Division’s (CyD) new critical infrastructure intelligence team, which provides a cross-programmatic focus on cyber threats to critical infrastructure to inform potential victims and address the FBI’s collection and domain intelligence needs. Bataillon became an SIA in 2017 after three years as the only embedded intelligence analyst in CyD’s Cyber Operational Engagement Section (COES). She helped establish COES in response to Presidential Policy Directive 21, which called for a national effort to strengthen and maintain the security of US critical infrastructure through enhanced information-sharing between the Federal Government and the private sector. Bataillon was responsible for fostering information-sharing partnerships between CyD and the Healthcare and Public Health, Emergency Services, and Commercial Facilities Sectors. She devised CyD’s strategy to enhance visibility on cyber threats through private sector partnerships and developed sector-specific intelligence resources intended to enhance private sector engagements at the local, FBI field office level. Prior to COES, Bataillon provided strategic analytic support to CyD geopolitical and cyberterrorism programs for four years. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Texas Christian University and a master’s in criminal justice, with a concentration in criminal behavioral analysis, from the University of Cincinnati.

Melina Scotto
Melina Scotto
Cyber Solution Architect Health and Civil NCI Security Service Delivery Manager
Melina Scotto is a Cybersecurity Solutions Architect for Health and Civil Federal Programs at CSRA and holds current CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional), CEH (Certified ethical hacker) and CISA (Certified Information System Auditor) credentials. Her professional concentration is in federal, international and domestic health care data regulations as well as general FISMA requirements.

In 2004, Melina secured global health systems providing anti-retroviral drugs to PEPFAR countries with John Snow Inc. where she worked primarily in network security administration. She configured PKI for Linux servers and managed Cisco VoIP systems for a nationwide telecommunications project. In 2009, Melina moved from international HIV work to domestic healthcare at George Washington Medical Faculty Associates. The position as Network Security Engineer focused on maintaining technical requirements of HIPAA Security Rule and HITECH in a dynamic virtual server environment and assessing OCR criteria for HIPAA/HITECH compliance and Meaningful Use eligibility. It was at GWU where Melina became an instructor for master classes in Health Informatics, HIPAA Security, Business Continuity Planning and Risk Assessment. In 2012, Melina moved to National Institutes of Health (NIH) where I held several security posts. Currently, she leads a team of 14 security engineers and auditors for National Cancer Institute where projects move quickly and data must be secured for FISMA compliance using NIST SP 800-53 rev 4 technical control framework both on-premises and in FedRAMP cloud environments.

A Maryland resident and lifelong Orioles fan. When not securely linked into a server, I enjoy volunteering with the Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital. I hope to join your program and lead NCI in securing bioinformatic data.