Neisa R. Jenkins, EdD, RHIA

Neisa Jenkins is a full professor in the College of Health Sciences at DeVry University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Health Information Management at the University of Illinois (Chicago), a Masters of Arts in Health Information Management at the College of St. Scholastica and her Doctorate of Education at Walden University. She has over 25 years of experience in health information management. Her professional background includes HEDIS auditing, consulting, quality improvement, utilization management, release of information, EHR-S implementation, HIPAA implementation, ICD-10-CM/PCS, and teaching in higher education. Jenkins has held positions as program dean, faculty chair, and visiting professor. Her teaching philosophy is "Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education" (King, 1947).