Dr. Stephanie Donovan, faculty chair for health care and human services leadership programs at Peirce College, will become the president of the Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association (PHIMA) board of directors next month.
Founded in 1938, PHIMA is a nonprofit organization that supports more than 3,000 health information management professionals and students throughout Pennsylvania. It is one of the largest state associations in the country within the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
Donovan, a resident of Doylestown, has worked in the outpatient setting and has held leadership positions at the local, state, and national levels of AHIMA, including serving as State Advocacy Coordinator for PHIMA, and as an appointed member of the AHIMA Council for Excellence in Education. She currently serves on Albert Einstein’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) as a secondary reviewer for research involving human subjects.
Donovan joined Peirce College in 2010, where she as has served as a member of the General Education Task Force and Writing Intensive Committee, and supported the development of the PeirceFit course model. She has also served as a teaching assistant for the Educause HyFlex model Learning Labs.