Staff Biography

Janlori Goldman

Janlori Goldman

Janlori Goldman founded the Health Privacy Project in December 1997. The Project is dedicated to ensuring that people’s privacy is safeguarded in the health care environment.

Ms. Goldman is also on the Research Faculty at the Center on Medicine as a Profession at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.

In 1997, Ms. Goldman was a Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University Law Center. In 1994, Ms. Goldman co-founded the Center for Democracy & Technology. Ms. Goldman also worked at the Electronic Frontier Foundation in 1994. From 1986 to 1994, Ms. Goldman was the staff attorney and Director of the Privacy and Technology Project of the American Civil Liberties Union. While at the ACLU, Ms. Goldman led the effort to enact the Video Privacy Protection Act and led efforts to protect health, credit and financial information and personal information held by the government. She was the Legislative Director of the Minnesota affiliate of the ACLU from 1984-86.

Ms. Goldman has testified frequently before the U.S. Congress, and has served on numerous commissions and advisory boards. Her publications include:

Other reports of the Health Privacy Project include: