Shannon Houser, PhD, MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA
Professor in the Health Services Administration Department and Graduate Program in Health Informatics | Associate Scientist in the Center for AIDS Research
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Shannon Houser, PhD, MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA, is a Professor in the Health Services Administration Department and Graduate Program in Health Informatics; an Associate Scientist in the Center for AIDS Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She is a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University in China and participated in designing the curriculum and teaching courses in its Masters’ program in the Hospital Management Institute. She has been actively serving in leadership roles in health information and informatics professions at state, national and international levels. She is the Chair for the AHIMA Foundation of Research Network (AFRN) and is a recipient of AHIMA’s Triumph Award for Research Award. She is also currently serving as a member of the board of directors at the Alabama Association of Health Information Management. She received her Doctoral and Master’s degrees in Health Behavior/Epidemiology from the School of Public Health, and Bachelor of Sciences in Health Information Management from UAB. As a national expert, she served as a committee member of the National Academy of Medicine Committee to Review Data Systems for Monitoring HIV/AIDS Care, and an advisor and consultant to the Global Health Projects monitoring and evaluation for Project HOPE. She is a well-published author, researcher, and participates in research studies involved in health information and informatics, healthcare management, and public health.