Valita Fredland is a member of the Board of Trusties. Valita is Associate General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for Indiana University Health, Inc. She earned her undergraduate degree in economics at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA, her law degree at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, and a master’s degree in clinical bio-medical ethics at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. She was admitted to the New York bar in 1993 and to the Indiana bar in 1994.
In 2005 she became certified as an Information Privacy Professional by the International Association of Privacy Professionals and completed the 2007 Hoosier Fellows Program sponsored by the Randall L. Tobias Center for Leadership at Indiana University. Ms. Fredland’s career has included serving as a Protocol Coordinator in the Office of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, Senior Policy Analyst at the Indiana State Department of Health, and Director of Legal Services for Wishard Health Services, Indianapolis, IN. She also serves IU Health hospitals as a member of the Ethics Committee and Ethics Consultation Sub-Committee. In addition, she is active in community political and nonprofit initiatives in support of her true passions, kids and the environment.
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