David T. Marc, PhD, CHDA, is an assistant professor and the health informatics graduate program director at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN. Dr. Marc has a master’s degree in biological sciences and a PhD in health informatics from the University of Minnesota and is a certified health data analyst (CHDA). He served as the former chair of the AHIMA foundation research network, is an instructor for the CHDA exam prep workshops, and a presenter for the AHIMA faculty development regional meetings. Dr. Marc is a frequent speaker at state and national association meetings. He is an accomplished writer recently co-editing the textbook Data Analytics in Healthcare Research: Tools and Strategies through AHIMA press.