Advisory Board

The UW Master of Health Informatics & Health Information Management has an advisory board to help guide the overall direction of the program. This group includes key faculty and staff as well as representatives from some of the top organizations in the field. Board members help review content, guide course design and provide updates to ensure the program remains current as the field evolves.

Sally Beahan, MHA, RHIA, Director, Health Information Management Strategic Planning and Projects (Systems), University of Washington Medical Center

Theresa Bervell, MHA, RHIA, CHPC, Manager, Compliance and Privacy, Providence Health

Amy Bolin-Deon, MHIS, RHIA, CHP, Administrative Director, Health Information Management, Virginia Mason Medical Center

James Condon, EdD, RHIA, CTR, Associate Director,  Health Informatics & Health Information Management Programs, University of Washington | Senior Lecturer, Department of Health Services, University of Washington

Sheila Green-Shook, MHA, RHIA, CHP, FAHIMA, Principal, Green-Shook Consulting

Mary Alice Hanken, PhD, RHIA, CHPS, Senior Lecturer, Department of Health Services, University of Washington | Quality Manager, Sound Mental Health

Jeff Harris, MD, MPH, MBA, Professor and Chair, Department of Health Services, University of Washington

Seth Hennessey, MHA, Director of Business Development, UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital

Ernie Hood, Senior Director, Research and Insights, The Advisory Board Company

Bryant Karras, MD, Chief Informatics Officer, Washington State Department of Health

Teresea Kennedy-Dean, MHI, PMP, Principal Consultant, Puget Partners – Project Consultant

Don Lewis, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Group Health Cooperative

Tom Martin, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy and Information Officer, Evergreen Healthcare

Gretchen Murphy, MEd, RHIA, FAHIMA, Senior Lecturer, Department of Health Services, University of Washington

Joe Nichols, MD, Principal, Health Data Consulting

Kathleen Nguyen, MHI, RHIA, Director Health Information Management, Seattle Children's Hospital

Tom Payne, MD, Medical Director, IT Services, UW Medicine | Clinical Associate Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington

Bob Perna, MBA, FACMPE, Director, Health Care Economics and Practice Support, Washington State Medical Association

Kathleen Peterson, MS, RHIA, CPHI, CCS, Director, Health Informatics & Health Information Management Programs, University of Washington | Senior Lecturer, Department of Health Services, University of Washington

Carolin Spice, MS, RHIA, CPHQ, Senior Lecturer, Department of Health Services, University of Washington

Anne Turner, MD, MLIS, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Health Services, and Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics & Medical Education, University of Washington