Advisory Committee


The UW Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and Health Information Management has an advisory committee to help guide the overall direction of the program. This group includes key faculty as well as leading professionals in the field from the Seattle area.

Committee members help direct course design and review course content to ensure the program remains current as the field evolves.

Sally Beahan, MHA, RHIA, Director, Health Information Management Strategic Planning & Projects, University of Washington Medical Center

Ellen Cadwell, RHIA, Director, Health Informatics & Information Management Program, Shoreline Community College

James Condon, EdD, RHIA, CTR, Faculty, Health Informatics and Health Information Management Programs, University of Washington

Karen English, RHIA, Quality Consultant, Center for Clinical Excellence, University of Washington

Becky Foley, RHIA, Administrative Director, Health Information Services, Virginia Mason Medical Center

Nancy Gladish, RHIT, Director, Health Information Management, Swedish Medical Center

Sheila Green-Shook, MHA, RHIA, Director, Health Information Management, Evergreen Hospital Medical Center

Mary Alice Hanken, PhD, RHIA, CHPS, Faculty, Health Informatics and Health Information Management Programs, University of Washington

Susan Helbig, MA, RHIA, Faculty, Health Informatics and Health Information Management Programs, University of Washington

Linda Heller, RHIA, CPC, Compliance Specialist Corporate Responsibility, Franciscan Health System – Catholic Health Initiatives

Eric Irvin, MBA, Assistant Director, Academic Programs, UW Professional and Continuing Education

Larry Kessler, ScD, Chair, Department of Health Services, University of Washington

Rhona Moses, RHIA, CCS-P, Director, Health Information Management, Group Health Cooperative

Gretchen Murphy, MEd, RHIA, FAHIMA, Director, Master of Health Informatics & Health Information Management Program, University of Washington

Carole L. Okamoto, MBA, RHIA, CHPS, FAHIMA, Faculty, Health Informatics and Health Information Management Programs, University of Washington

Kathleen Peterson, MS, RHIA, CCS, Director, Health Informatics and Health Information Management Bachelor of Science and Postbaccalaureate Certificate Programs, University of Washington

Clemente Salazar, RHIA, Healthcare Privacy Specialist

Marsha Steele, MEd, RHIA, Faculty, Health Informatics and Health Information Management Programs, University of Washington

Susan Stubbs, RHIA, Director, Health Information and Privacy, Children's Hospital and Medical Center