Cybersecurity Working Group Leadership Bios
Terence (Terry) Rice is Merck’s Vice President, Information Risk Management and CISO
Mr. Rice is responsible for Information Security, IT Regulatory Readiness, Quality/Technical Assurance, Business Continuity Planning and Policy, and has held multiple roles at Merck, as Executive Director, Information Risk Management & Compliance within the Enterprise Technology & Application Services organization. Prior to Merck, Mr. Rice served as Director of Global Information Security for Johnson & Johnson, and then in the consulting industry in a variety of roles. Mr. Rice holds a BS degree from West Point; and a Masters of Science degree from George Washington University.
Theresa Meadows, RN, MS, CHCIO, FHIMSS, FACHE is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Cook Children’s Health Care System
Cook Children’s is a national award-winning, not-for-profit, integrated pediatric health care system comprised of nine companies. I lead a team of 300+ members covering areas such as infrastructure, applications, telecommunications, and program management. The IS team currently supports 140 project initiatives that include deploying business intelligence, advanced clinical systems, security and enterprise resource management. In my role as CIO, I provide executive oversight for our Security Program.
Greg Garcia is Executive Director for Cybersecurity of the Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council (HSCC)
Greg was appointed by President George W. Bush as the nation’s first Assistant Secretary for Cyber Security and Communications at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2006-2009, where he led the National Cyber Security Division, the National Communications System and the Office of Emergency Communications. After DHS, Garcia led Bank of America’s external partnership strategy for cyber security and identity management, then served as executive director of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC). Earlier in his career, Greg served as professional staff for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, and as a public policy executive for the Information Technology Association of America, American Electronics Association, and 3Com Corporation.