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JoAnn Jordan, Ph.D., MPH

Program Chair, Health Information Management, Health Sciences, and MS Health Informatics

joann.jordan@franklin.edu

Profile

Dr. JoAnn Jordan has over 25 years of professional healthcare experience in a variety of organizational settings and has built a reputation as an energetic and supportive team leader. She is a known subject matter expert in health information management and informatics, and has used her expertise to help develop curriculum for educational institutions all across the globe. With her energetic and engaging style, Dr. Jordan is a dynamic contributor to organizational training and professional health information resources. Her primary interests are in improving quality health outcomes, employee satisfaction and efficiency through interdepartmental collaboration and teamwork. Dr. Jordan obtained her BA and MPH from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and her PhD in Biomedical Informatics from Rutgers University. She is the current Chair of the MS in Health Informatics, the BS Health Information Management, and BS Health Sciences Program. Dr. Jordan is also Lead Faculty for three doctoral Health Informatics courses, a member of the DHA teaching faculty, as well as a doctoral student advisor and dissertation committee member. She holds multiple credentials including the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), and a Certified Coding Professional - Physician (CCS-P). Dr. Jordan is also a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ).

Education

2018
Rutgers University (New Brunswick, New Jersey)
Doctor of Philosophy, Biomedical Informatics
2012
Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, Oregon)
Biomedical Informatics Certificate
2007
University of Massachusetts (Amherst, Massachusetts)
Master of Public Health, Public Health
1993
University of Massachusetts (Amherst, Massachusetts)
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Certifications

2018
Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality, Healthcare Quality Certification Commission, Expiration Date: 2020
2016
Certified Professional in Health Infomatrics (CPHI), AHIMA, Expiration Date: 2020
2015
Human Research: Biomedical/Clinical Research Investigators, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), Expiration Date: 2021
2014
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Expiration Date: 2018
2013
Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Expiration Date: 2016
2013
RHIA Certification, The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Expiration Date: 2018
2012
Biomedical Informatics Certificate, Oregon Health & Science University
2012
CHTS-TR Certification, The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Expiration Date: 2016
2009
CCS-P Certification, The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Expiration Date: 2018

Work Experience

2020 - Present
Franklin University, Program Chair, Health Information Management, Health Science, and MS Health Informatics
2013 - 2019
Franklin University, Program Chair, Health Information Management & Health Sciences & Program Chair, MS in Health Informatics

Publications & Presentations

Jordan, J. (2015, Jun. 5). Communities of Practice: Using Social Media in Healthcare Education. Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Columbus, OH.
Jordan, J. (2015, Jun. 4). Franklin Connect: How to Build a Virtual Community of Practice. Teaching in Public Administration Conference, Columbus, OH.
Jordan, J. (2014, Jul. 26). Breaking Down Bloom's Taxonomy. AHIMA Faculty Development Institute, Chicago, IL.

Professional Service

2017
Committee Member
Academic Technology Committee
2016
Committee Chair
Academic Technology Committee
2016
Committee Member
Curriculum Review Committee
2016
Task Force Member
AHIMA Council on Excellence in Education
2013
Committee Member
Faculty Development Committee
(Columbus, Ohio)
2013
Faculty Mentor
AHIMA
(Chicago, Illinois)
2013
Task Force Member
AHIMA Council on Excellence in Education
(Chicago, Illinois) End Date: 2016
2013
Task Force Member
Internship Workflow Taskforce
(Columbus, Ohio) End Date: 2013
2008
Committee Member
Health Information Technologies Advisory Board
(Springfield, Massachusetts) End Date: 2011