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Health Studies faculty member Kim Theodos appointed to AHIMA Board of Directors

Published February 27, 2018

Health Studies faculty member Kim Theodos appointed to AHIMA Board of Directors

Kim Theodos, assistant professor of Health Studies at the University of Louisiana Monroe, was elected to the board of directors for the American Health Information Management Association for a three-year term. With more than 100,000 members both national and international, AHIMA is recognized as the leading source of HIM knowledge and as a respected authority for rigorous professional education and training. The AHIMA Board is responsible for setting long-term strategy and direction, governing the association’s activities, and fulfilling the organizations fiduciary responsibility. As part of her board duties, Theodos will provide strategic guidance on information governance, informatics/analytics and preparation for emerging HIM roles.

Theodos teaches Healthcare Informatics, Healthcare Leadership and Healthcare Administration in the Health Studies Program. She also serves as the program practicum coordinator and adviser for undergraduate health studies students. 

“Serving on the AHIMA Board of Directors is an amazing opportunity and responsibility and I am honored to serve,” said Theodos. “The guiding principles throughout my service will be member communication, AHIMA strategy and leadership development. These core values will drive our association at this critical juncture in our profession. I am delighted to play a role in that inevitable success and I look forward to working with each individual member to make that success a reality." 

Dr. Jessica Dolecheck, program coordinator for Health Studies, stated that “Ms. Theodos’ newly elected position for AHIMA is a prestigious appointment that will certainly benefit the Health Studies Program regarding innovative curriculum design and future student/faculty opportunities.”

Theodos was named both Distinguished Member and Outstanding Volunteer for the Louisiana Health Information Management Association.