Cyndi Baily

Cyndi Baily

Lecturer, Online MLS in Corporate Compliance Program

Cyndi Baily has over twenty years’ experience in the compliance and legal fields. She has built compliance programs, managed government investigations, and led the compliance team at an organization subject to a Department of Justice corporate integrity agreement. She began her career in compliance while an associate at Fulbright & Jaworski (now known as Norton Rose Fulbright), where she practiced primarily in the health care and life sciences sector. She then joined Baylor College of Medicine where she served several years as Chief Compliance Officer (building and implementing its first compliance program) and Senior Vice President and General Counsel. During this time, she also taught a course, “Biotechnology and the Law”, at University of Houston Law Center. Currently she is the General Counsel for Medical Metrics, Inc., a health care technology company involved in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Prior to her current role, she served in General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer roles at publicly traded health care organizations and a global medical device company.

One of her most unique experience was working Saudi Arabia, where she assisted in the start-up of the country’s first co-ed graduate-level scientific and engineering university, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.

Ms. Baily graduated with honors from the University of Houston Law Center and is a certified compliance and ethics professional (CCEP) and also is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP). She is a member of many compliance and legal professional organizations and a frequent speak and writer on compliance and legal issues. A recent publication of Ms. Baily’s appeared in the February 2019 edition of the American Health Lawyers Association Connections magazine: “The Intersection of Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management: Similarities, Differences, and Opportunities.”


J.D., University of Houston Law Center

B.S., Allegheny College


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