Prepare yourself. The nature of work is changing for almost everyone, including HIM. Attendees will learn about many of the technical and other forces shaping workplace and workforce changes, one view of how HIM will be impacted, knowledge and skills to prepare for the future, and ways in which to prepare.
April 9, 2020
1.0 – Evolving Topics
Susan H. Fenton, PhD, RHIA, CPHI, FAHIMA
Associate Professor and the Associate Dean for Academic and Curricular Affairs
University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics
Susan H. Fenton, PhD, RHIA, CPHI, FAHIMA is an Associate Professor and the Associate Dean for Academic and Curricular Affairs at the University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics in Houston, TX. She is responsible for their graduate certificates, master’s and doctoral degree programs. Dr. Fenton recently led the development of the nation’s first practice doctorate in health informatics (DHI). She is a 2019 recipient of the UT Regents’ Outstanding Teacher Award and the 2019 Texas Health Information Management Association Legacy Award. Most recently, Dr. Fenton was inducted into the UT Shine Academy of Master Teachers. Dr. Fenton has received more than $7 million in grant funding and also serves on a variety of regional and national professional association committees and boards. Dr. Fenton has more than 30 years experience in health informatics and health information management and holds a B.S. in health information management from UTMB in Galveston, an MBA from th e University of Houston and a PhD in health services research from Texas A&M.