The UC College of Allied Health Sciences HIM faculty is committed to educating and preparing future leaders seeking a Health Information Management degree. Courses are designed to encourage critical thinking, good communication, teamwork and project management, while preparing students for career advancement opportunities.
Pamela S. Greenstone, M.Ed., RHIA – Program Director
Pamela Greenstone is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Master’s in Medical Education, August 2010. She attained her undergraduate degree in Health Information Management from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. Her career path has taken many turns during the past 20-plus years in the HIM field. Her varied roles have included tumor registrar, first-line HIM supervisor, director of medical records, home-based transcription, director of HIM at a long-term acute care hospital/ skilled nursing facility, senior data quality coordinator and director of coding and technical services in a large children’s teaching hospital. Her adjunct instructor experiences include Davenport College in Battle Creek, Michigan, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College and four years with the online HIM program at University of Cincinnati prior to becoming a full-time faculty member.
Pam is a member of the Executive Board of the Greater Cincinnati Health Information Management Program and has been a speaker at this organization’s meetings several times. Her speaking topics have included Managing a Remote Workforce and Teamwork. Pam has also been very active in the Ohio Health Information Management Association, serving as President, past-president, president-elect, and project lead for a variety of strategies.
Jan Kelly, MBA, RHIA – Associate Professor
Jan Kelly is a graduate of The Ohio State University and holds a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management. She holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Xavier University with concentrations in management and finance. In addition, Jan has more than 25 years of experience in the HIM field, including director of HIM at a small community hospital and a large teaching hospital, independent health care consultant, HIT program director at two different community colleges and project manager at an electronic patient record software development company.
Megan Patton, M.Ed., RHIA – Visiting Professor
Megan Patton, M.Ed., RHIA, is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and holds a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management. She received her master’s degree in Education in Instructional Technology in 2011. Megan has more than 12 years of experience in the Health Information Management field, which includes small hospitals, teaching hospitals, mental health facilities and independent consulting. Megan has been in the education field for the past four years developing online curriculum for a variety of allied health fields. Megan helped develop an electronic health record system project for students to experience using an EHR and encoder system.
Stacey Walraven, RHIA – Orientation Instructor
Stacey Walraven is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and holds a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management. She is an active member of the health information professional community and holds the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist – Trainer (CHTS-TR), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and Certified Professional Coder – Hospital (CPC-H) credentials through the American Health Information Management Association and the American Academy of Professional Coders.