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Karen Bower 10/02/15

Dear Ms. Styles, 
Along with the Jed Foundation, I am pleased to submit the attached comments on the draft Dear Colleague Letter to School Officials at Institutions of Higher Education dated August 18, 2015 and proposed guidance on Protecting Student Medical Records.  

Karen A. Bower 
The Law Office of Karen Bower

Click here to read Jed Foundation comments

Eva Mendoza 10/02/15

Good Afternoon:
On behalf of the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, please see attached comments regarding the above mentioned matter, thank you.

Sent from the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene. This email and any files transmitted with it may contain confidential information and are intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. This footnote also confirms that this email message has been swept for the presence of computer viruses.

Jennifer Yarrow 10/01/15

Attached are comments by the University of Northern Iowa.  Thank You!

Jennifer Yarrow
Assistant to the President for
Events and Protocol
University of Northern Iowa

Click here to read University of Northern Iowa's comments

Erica Olsen 10/02/15

Good afternoon, 
Please find attached joint comments from the National Network to End Domestic Violence and the Confidentiality Institute regarding the protection of student medical records. 

Thank you for your consideration and work on this issue.
Erica Olsen
Deputy Director, Safety Net Project
National Network to End Domestic Violence

Click here to read NNEDS-CI joint comments

Pam Dixon 10/01/15

Dear Sir or Ms.: 

Attached please find the comments of the World Privacy Forum regarding the Dear Colleague letter: Protecting Student Medical Records of August 18, 2015. If you have any difficulty opening the file, or have any questions, please contact Pam Dixon via the phone or email information listed below. 

If you could confirm receipt of the comments, please, we would appreciate that. Thank you, 

Best regards, 

Pam Dixon

Terri Poore 10/01/15

Thank you for providing us the opportunity to provide comments on the Dear Colleague letter related to protecting students' medical records. Please see the attached.
Terri Poore, MSW
Public Policy Consultant
National Alliance to End Sexual Violence

Click here to read NAESV comments

Michelle Mott 10/01/15

Dear Ms. Styles,
On behalf of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, we write to respectfully submit the attached comments on the Department’s August 18, 2015 Dear Colleague Letter. We appreciate the opportunity to share our thoughts on the agency's draft guidance on the disclosure of student medical records and thank you for your willingness to engage with the higher education community on such matters. 

Kevin D. O’Leary 9/30/15

Attached please find comments to the draft Dear Colleague letter regarding attorney access to medical records. 

Kevin D. O’Leary
Associate General Counsel
Office of the General Counsel
Dartmouth College

Click here to read comments to the draft Dear Colleague letter

Mary Hoban 9/30/2015

Please find attached comments developed jointly by the American College Health Association (ACHA), the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD), and the American College Counseling Association (ACCA) in response to the August 18 Draft Guidance Dear Colleague Letter to School Officials at Institutions of Higher Education.  We thank you for your consideration and the opportunity to comment.   
Please let me know if I can provide any additional information that would be helpful.

Barbara Holthaus 9/29/2015

Please find attached the comments submitted by The University of Texas System concerning this proposed guidance. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have concerning these comments.
Barbara M. Holthaus

Click here to read the University of Texas System comments on DOE 


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