Professor in department of health services unintentionally releases personal student information via email

Rebecca Gross reports:

On Jan. 25, 50 students and 35 faculty and staff members within the Department of Health Services received an email with a spreadsheet that contained personally identifiable information (PII) of more than 9,000 people.

Amy Hagopian, associate professor in Health Services at the UW, unintentionally sent the email containing the spreadsheet to students in the Community Oriented Public Health Practices (COPHP) program. It contained data from graduate student applications to the Department of Health Services in the School of Public Health over a seventeen-year period, from 2000 to 2017.

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