This memo is currently being circulated to provide clarification about the recent email notifications/reminders regarding HIPAA training. 

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Annual Refresher HIPAA Training

All CU Anschutz employees in all schools, departments and units (unless you have taken as part of the CU Medicine Provider Training in 2021) must complete the Annual Refresher HIPAA training.

  • This includes basic scientists and central administration.
  • This does not include students, contractors, Persons of Interest and animal care personnel.

This course covers the basics of HIPAA privacy and security. HIPAA regulates the use of patient health information.

Data Sharing Request Portal

All requests for anything related to data sharing will be routed to the Data Sharing Requests Portal. 

The paper-based summary form will be replaced by a REDCap form. This applies to data-related agreements including but not limited to Data Use Agreements, Data Transfer and Use Agreement, Business Associate Agreements. 

Who does this process impact? Anyone requesting to share data and those who regularly field questions about the same. 

Additional Resources



Cybersecurity is one of the hottest sectors today, with new threats and challenges emerging each day. And with that, there is a huge push being undertaken by both business and education sectors to attract individuals toward a degree and career in cybersecurity.
One of the main causes of data breaches is compromised password security. Cybercriminals try to access your information for multiple reasons but the most common one tends to be financial gain. Building strong secure passwords and keeping them private are crucial steps to secure your personal information and other information you might handle at work.

HIPAA Contacts

Lori Hopper

HIPAA Privacy Official

Alison Lakin

Signatory Official, Empowered Official Research Integrity Officer

Laura Morris

Interim HIPAA Security Officer