Carson served as FPF’s Health Policy Fellow. Carson worked on issues surrounding health data, particularly where it is not covered by HIPAA. These non-HIPAA health data issues include consumer-facing genetics companies, wearables, medical “big data” and medical device surveillance. Carson also assists with the operation of the Genetics Working Group.
Carson was previously an Intern at Intel with the Government and Policy Group, working on health, technology, and policy. Before joining Intel, She was as an intern for the International Neuroethics Society, and a Research Assistant for both Data-Pop Alliance and New York University.
Carson graduated from Duke University with a Master’s Degree in Bioethics and Science Policy with a concentration in Technology and Data Policy. Carson earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience with minors in Philosophy and Psychology from New York University.
Learn more about Carson’s work by reading Consumer Genetic Testing: A Q&A with Carson Martinez.