Sharalyn Rasmussen, J.D., M.P.H., C.H.C., C.H.P.C.

Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer

Sharalyn Rasmussen, J.D., M.P.H., C.H.C., C.H.P.C.

Sharalyn Rasmussen, J.D, M.P.H., C.H.C., C.H.P.C., is the Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer of UC Davis Health. She oversees the development and implementation of the system’s privacy and compliance programs, ensuring institution-wide adherence to internal policies and outside regulatory and legal requirements in the areas of compliance, privacy, research, billing and coding, and fraud, waste and abuse.

Responsible for the ethical conduct of the organization, Rasmussen oversees a team of compliance professionals who are tasked with establishing procedures to monitor compliance in those areas through advisement and policy development and by conducting audits and investigations.

She joined UC Davis Health in 2013, serving as the Privacy Program Director then Deputy Compliance Officer before taking on her current role in 2016.

Rasmussen previously worked as in-house counsel and Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer for One Community Health in Sacramento and as an attorney at Augustine, Kern and Levens, Ltd. in Chicago. She also served as a legal fellow in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights in Washington, D.C.

She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Juris Doctorate and Certificate of Health Law from Loyola University Chicago.

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