Ellen Shakespeare, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA, joins SPS from her last position as a faculty member and the program coordinator for the health information technology programs at Raritan Valley Community College. Prior to her position at RVCC, she was a health information management department director and consultant at hospitals in Florida, New York and New Jersey. Ms. Shakespeare recently achieved Fellowship with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), an honor only bestowed on 116 fellows out of over 60,000 members.
Ellen also serves as a panel reviewer for CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management), as past president of the New Jersey Health Information Management Association, and is a member of AHIMA’s Council for Excellence in Education and Health Information Exchange Practice Council. She received her MBA with a concentration in health administration from the University of Miami, and a B.S. in health information management from the University of Central Florida.
The online B.S. in Health Information Management program at SPS is only one of its kind in New York City, and is an opportunity for associate’s degree holders in health information technology and other allied health professions to move into the rapidly growing field of health information management.
The CUNY School of Professional Studies serves New York City’s dynamic marketplace by providing timely, innovative and high-quality programs of study designed to address new or unmet needs. Drawing on CUNY’s nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, SPS offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate programs, including CUNY’s first fully online degree programs.