I currently work at the American College of Surgeons in the Cancer Programs Department (23 years). We accredit programs for cancer, breast disease/cancer, and rectal cancer in hospitals and centers. I am a Senior Accreditation Specialist.
I have a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Health Information from Illinois State University. I have worked in area hospitals in the Health Information Department as a coder, supervisor, Assistant Director, and Director.
I have the following credentials: RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) and CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar).