Faculty Profile for Danette L Myers

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Danette L Myers
Clinical Assistant Professor — Dept of Health Information Management
ENC 310
phone: (512) 245-5799

Biography Section

Biography and Education

I started with HIM in 2006 after having worked as the Health Information Management Security Officer for an Austin hospital for four years. My primary areas of teaching currently include HIM departmental management and medical terminology. I am also the lead faculty in the HIM Practicum course taken by the seniors during their internship semester. I am also currently in my 4th and final year of the Adult Professional Community Education Doctoral Program here at Texas State.

Teaching Interests

Teaching Leadership and management skills for future HIM professionals.

Research Interests

Better health information communications strategies between healthcare professionals and the elderly/older generation (women).

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Myers, D. L. (2012). Health Information Management. In Hospitals:  What they are and how they work.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor awarded by the Alpha Chi National Honor Society. April 1, 2014

Selected Service Activities

Member
American Health Information Management Association
August 2002-2020
Member
College of Health Professions Health & Wellness Committee
2014-2019
Member
Faculty Excellence Award Committee
2013-2019
Undergraduate Advisor
HIMSA (Student Organization) Advisor
2010-2019
Member
Coalition of Black Faculty and Staff
2006-2019