Cheryl Straup, Vice President of Compliance, Audit and Privacy
Cheryl is an experienced compliance professional with more than 15 years of healthcare
and corporate compliance experience. Those who work closely with Cheryl recognize that
her commitment to compliance comes from a deep belief that doing the right thing is a
representation of all of us striving to demonstrate the best parts of ourselves.
Ms. Straup’s last position was as Vice President and Deputy Enterprise Chief Compliance
Officer for Jefferson Health. Under Cheryl’s leadership, she enhanced the effectiveness of
the compliance program by establishing multiple channels of communication to ensure
that all members of the community maintained a better understanding of how to do the
right thing. Cheryl guided the compliance team through successful deployment and
utilization of sophisticated healthcare regulatory risk and compliance solutions, which
enabled the team to conduct proactive risk assessments, effectively engage risk owners,
and deliver transparent communications to drive education and awareness.
Prior to joining Jefferson, she served as a Regional Compliance Officer in a national health
system, with a large established physician practice group. This work experience, along with
her other recent compliance leadership roles in local health systems has made her well-
versed in the specific and varied needs to optimize physician practice compliance.
Ms. Straup received her Master of Jurisprudence with a focus in health Law and Regulatory
Compliance from Widener Law. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a
concentration in Counselor Education and Rehabilitation from Pennsylvania State
University. She received her Certification for Healthcare Compliance in 2009, and actively
maintains this certification today.