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Patience Ebuwei D.B.A., MPH, OLC-C, RHIA

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2500 W North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21216


Dr. Ebuwei is an Assistant Professor at Coppin State University. She holds the credentials of a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), her Doctorate is in Business Administration from UMGC, her master is in Public Health (MPH) with emphasis on health policy and management as well as a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Preparedness, from New York Medical College, and her Bachelor’s degree is from Coppin State University. She has worked in a skilled nursing rehabilitation facility, research institute, and educational institutions. For the past four years, she served as an executive board member for the Maryland Health Information Management Association (MdHIMA), where she was the secretary for three years and also the educational co-chair of the MdHIMA QMB  from 2019 -2020. She also served as a delegate for two years for MdHIMA. Currently, she is a peer reviewer for CAHIIM accrediting body for Health Information Management programs, including Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT). She has also served in various committees with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Dr. Ebuwei recently became a Blackboard Certified Practitioner for Designing and digital teaching. She co-published a peer-reviewed article titled Capacity-Building for Sustainability: A Cooperative K-12 Regional Education Service Provider Case Study


Capacity-Building for Sustainability: A Cooperative K-12 Regional Education Service Provider Case Study:

Leadership Roles

Interim Chair of the Health Information Management Department: August 15th, 2018 -January 15th, 2019

Student Health Information Management (SHIMA) Faculty Adviser  2017 – 2020


•    Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) UMGC, October 2017 -  December 2020  
•    MPH (Health Policy and Management) New York Medical College, August 2012 - May 2015                    
•    Graduate Certificate (Emergency Preparedness) NYMC, September 2014 - July 2015
•    Bachelor of Science (HIM), Coppin State University, January 2009 - May 2012

Professional Activities
  • Volunteer Services for Health Information  Professional body 
  • Secretary of MdHIMA, 2016 -2019
  • AHIMA (Re-imaging workforce group), 2017-2018
  • AHIMA (CEE workgroup), 2018 – 2019 
  • MdHIMA quarterly business meeting assistant coordinator, 2017- 2018
  • MdHIMA QBM Education Committee Co-chair, 2018 – 2019 
  • AOE/FDI session coordinator (California), (August 2017)  
  • MdHIMA delegate, 2019 - 2021  
  • CEE AOE Program Committee workgroup, March – December (2021)
  • Peer Reviewer for CAHIIM Accrediting body for Health Information Management programs (2021 - Current)

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