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Grace Trinidad

Research Director, Future of Trust

Grace Trinidad is Research Director in IDC’s Security & Trust research practice responsible for the Future of Trust research program. In this role she provides strategic guidance and research support on approaches to trust that include risk, security, compliance, privacy, ethics, and social responsibility.

Dr. Trinidad has published peer-reviewed research on privacy and trust in healthcare, exploring public attitudes towards commercial use of personal health information. Other areas of Dr. Trinidad’s research include the ethics of artificial intelligence and data sharing, trust in healthcare providers and in healthcare organizations, genomic database use and accessibility, and data equity.


  • PhD in Health Infrastructures and Learning Systems from the University of Michigan
  • M.S. in Design and Health from the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan
  • MPH in Health Behaviors and Health Education from the University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • B.A. in Public Health Policy from the University of California, Irvine