Amanda Walden, Ph.D., RHIA, CHDA

Associate Lecturer

Global Health Management and Informatics

Office: DPAC Suite 401

Phone: 407-823-3613

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Professional Summary

Amanda Walden, PhD, RHIA, CHDA, is an Associate Lecturer in the School of Global Health Management and Informatics which is part of the College of Community Innovation and Education. Her concentration is in Health Informatics and Information Management. She has been a faculty member at UCF since 2012, and is a three-time graduate of UCF. She teaches small and large class sizes, with both face-to face and online delivery. Her experience in acute care, physician practices, and behavioral health, brings real-world knowledge into the classroom. She has served for many years in HIIM related associations, and has held leadership positions at the regional, state, and national levels. She serves as a speaker on topics relevant to HIIM and education at numerous events both in academic settings and in the field.

Office Hours

Tuesday: 10 am – 12:30 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 12:30 pm

Education

PhD – Public Affairs, Health Sciences Research Track
University of Central Florida

Areas of Expertise

  • Healthcare Privacy
  • Health Information Systems
  • Healthcare Management

Research Interests

  • Healthcare Privacy
  • Health Information Systems
  • Healthcare Management

Recent Honors and Awards

  • College of Community Innovation and Education – Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award
  • Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award
  • FHIMA Educator Award
  • FHIMA Literary Award

Recent Publications

Walden, A., Cortelyou-Ward, K., Noblin, A. (2021). Privacy Officers: Who They Are and Where They Work. Perspectives in Health Information Management. 18(Spring): 1i.

Walden, A., Cortelyou-Ward, K., Hufstader Gabriel, M., Noblin, A. (2020). To Report or Not Report Health Care Data Breaches. American Journal of Managed Care. 26(12). e395-e402.

Gabriel, M., Noblin, A., Rutherford, A., Walden, A., and Cortelyou-Ward, K. (2018). Data Breach Locations, Types, and Associated Characteristics Among US Hospitals. American Journal of Managed Care. 24(2). 294-300.

Professional Organizations

  • American Health Information Management Association
  • Florida Health Information Management Association
  • Central Florida Health Information Management Association
  • Health Information Management Systems Society
  • Association of University Programs in Health Administration
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