Professional Certification Committee

Purpose

The Professional Certification Committee administers the CPHIMS program and designs the exam. The Committee oversees performance of the exam, reviews and refines test items, develops new editions of the exam, contributes to plans for marketing and promoting the certification, and provides consultation for maintenance of a quality program.

Committee Members

 
 

Laura Taylor, MHA, CPHIMS
Director, Application Development
Sisters of Mercy Health System

Chair

 
 

Joe Abrego, CPHIMS
Senior Director, Information Systems
Los Angeles Unified School District

 
Amy Chacko, CPHIMS, PMP, SSG

Amy Chacko, CPHIMS, PMP, SSG
Applications Coordinator
Partners Healthcare

 
Blane Clark, CPHIMS

Blane Clark, CPHIMS
Senior Healthcare Strategist
Vmware, Inc.

 
 

Susan Demorsky, RHIA, CPHIMS
Information Services Group Manager of Revenue Cycle and Clinical Applications
Children's Health Services of Texas

 
Carl Jaekel, MS, CPHIMS

Carl Jaekel, MS, CPHIMS
VP, Health Informatics & Enterprise Information
Medical Mutual of Ohio

 
Angela Morey, CPHIMS, MSM, RHIA

Angela Morey, CPHIMS, MSM, RHIA
HIIM Program Director and Assistant Professor, Health Informatics and Information Management
University of Mississippi Medical Center

 
Kenneth Noblett, CPHIMS, CHCIO

Kenneth Noblett, CPHIMS, CHCIO
Dir. Diagnostic Services & Clinical IT Coordinator
Methodist Hospital

 

Coach Liaison

Neil Gardner, MPA, CPHIMS-CA

Neil Gardner, MPA, CPHIMS-CA
CIO
eHealth Saskatchewan
Regina, SK, Canada

 

Item Writers Task Force

Kimberly Travers, MS, PMP, CPHIMS

Kimberly Travers, MS, PMP, CPHIMS
Project Manager Lead
Avera Health Plans

Chair

 

Advisors

Abdulgader Hamdan Almoeen, RPh, MS, CPHIMS

Abdulgader Hamdan Almoeen, RPh, MS, CPHIMS
Manager | Informatics & Automation
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 
Alan R. Constantian

Alan R. Constantian, PhD, CPHIMS
Assistant Deputy CIO for Product Management
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Silver Spring, MD

 
 

Anthony Wayne Crane, Maj, USAF, CPHIMS
CIO
Keesler Medical Center
Biloxi, MS

 
Mohamed Khalifa, MD, MSc, CPHIMS

Mohamed Khalifa, MD, MSc, CPHIMS
Consultant | Medical & Clinical Informatics
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

 
Nawras Lebzo, CPHIMS

Nawras Lebzo, MBA, CPHIMS, PMP, ISO 20000 Consultant
IT Director
King Hussein Cancer Foundation | King Hussein Cancer Center
Jordan

 
Joe-Max Wakim, MSc, CPHIMS

Joe-Max Wakim, MSc, CPHIMS
IT Acting Director MCPS
American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon

 
Khai Leng HO, MBA, CPHIMS

Khai Leng HO, MBA, CPHIMS
Group Director
IHiS | Integrated Health Information Systems
Singapore

 

HIMSS Staff Liaison

Sam King
(312) 915-9249