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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Respiratory Care & Health Information

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Elizabeth Kunnu, Ed.S., M.Ed., RHIA, Department Chair
314 Industrial Arts Building
(615) 963-7441

Faculty: V. Brock, C. Hamilton, E. Kunnu, R. Speitel, Medical Director: D. Sherman

General Statement: There are two separate bachelor’s degree programs within the Department of Respiratory Care and Health Information (RC & HI): Respiratory Care and Health Information Management. Both programs are fully accredited by separate accreditation agencies, and each program has its own admission requirements. The mission of the RC & HI Department is to provide its students with quality education for successful careers in the healthcare industry through engagement in clinical practice/research, pursuit of graduate study in a related field, lifelong learning, and service to the community.

Adjunct Instructional Staff and Clinical Affiliation Supervisors include: Shonda Cannon RHIT, Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN; Nashville General Hosp., Nashville, TN; L. Ellis, RHIT, Gateway Medical Center, Clarksville, TN; P. Freeman, RHIA, West Meade Place Center, Nashville, TN;,A. Coleman, RHIA, Health at Richland Place, Nashville, TN; R. Green, RHIT, Middle TN Medical Center, Murfreesboro, TN; S. Stephenson, RHIA, Northcrest Medical Center, Springfield, TN; A. Dixon, RHIA, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN; B. Grossheim, RHIT, Williamson Medical Ctr., Franklin TN; N. Coke, RHIA, Maury Regional Hosp., Columbia TN; K. Beard, Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Ctr., Nashville TN; T. Perkins, THIA, Meharry Medical Group, Nashville TN; L. K. Tillman, RHIA, Veterans Affairs medical Ctr. For Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN; J. Duer, RHIA, St. Thomas Hosp., Nashville, TN; J. Kodentrz, RHIT, Sumner Regional Medical Ctr., Gallatin TN; E. Berry, RHIA, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Hosp., Memphis, TN.


The Health Information Management Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)




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