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Lygeia Ricciardi, EdM

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Director, Office of Consumer eHealth

Lygeia Ricciardi is the Director of the Office of Consumer eHealth at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). She is responsible for leading the development and implementation of ONC's national strategy to engage consumers in their health and healthcare via information technology.

Prior to joining ONC in 2011, Lygeia ran a consulting practice called Clear Voice Consulting specializing in consumer eHealth. Previously, she was a Director in the Health program at the Markle Foundation, a Policy Advisor and Speechwriter for the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, a Content Manager at a dot com, and a Research Associate at Harvard Business School. She earned a Masters in Technology & Education from Harvard, and has also studied at the MIT Media Lab and Wellesley College. Lygeia has lived in Europe, Africa, and the sometimes equally exotic culture of Washington, DC, where she currently resides with her family.