Commissioners

Rebecca B. Reynolds, EdD, RHIA, CHPS, FAHIMA

Rebecca B. Reynolds, EdD, RHIA, CHPS, FAHIMA is Professor and Chair of Health Informatics and Information Management at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Reynolds has taught healthcare policy, health information technology and systems as well as legal issues while providing HIPAA training and interprofessional seminars for the medical, pharmacy, nursing and health professions students on the UTHSC campuses. She has taught HIPAA seminars throughout Tennessee and has spoken at the Tennessee Bar Association’s Health Law Forum, the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, and the National Conference for Nurse Practitioners. She is co-editor and chapter author of the AHIMA publication Fundamentals of Law for Health Informatics and Information Management. Reynolds is active in the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) serving as a former Tennessee delegate to the AHIMA House of Delegates, as a member of the AHIMA Nominating Committee and on the AHIMA Foundation Committee on Excellence in Education Committee. She is also past president of the Tennessee Health Information Management Association (THIMA). Reynolds received the Outstanding New Professional Award from THIMA in 1995 and in 2004 received the THIMA Distinguished Member Award. In 2010 she was a co-recipient of the AHIMA Triumph Legacy Award.