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Educator Award

Amanda M. Walden, PhD, RHIA, CHDA

Amanda M. Walden

Amanda M. Walden, PhD, RHIA, CHDA, serves as a full-time faculty member and Program Director of the Health Informatics and Information Management Program at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL.  She has prior experience in acute care, physician practices, and behavioral health, which brings real-world knowledge into the classroom. Amanda completed her PhD in 2018 with a focus on health information privacy. She has been invited to speak on topics relevant to HIM and education at numerous events throughout the years.  Amanda has served at all levels including leadership positions at the regional, state, and national levels, and is currently a member of the AHIMA Council for Excellence in Education. 

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