UC Clermont

Technology and Health Information Systems Department Faculty

Department Chair

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Karen M. Lankisch

Professor, CC Health Information Technology

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Karen Lankisch, RHIA, CHDA, CPC, CPPM, CEHRS has been working in higher education for over 25 years. She has over 10 years’ experience working in a variety of healthcare settings. I have a Ph.D. in Education, a M.Ed. in Education as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business, and a Post-Bachelor Certificate in Healthcare Management. She has experience developing online courses and programs. Dr. Lankisch is a Quality Matters Master Peer Reviewer and an APPQMR face-to-face and online workshop facilitator. She has served on the panel of reviewers for the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) since 2016. Dr. Lankisch has co-authored two textbooks and is a contributing author for Health Information Technology. Her education research interests are emerging technology, online course design and constructivist approaches to adult education. In healthcare her area of interests is EHR systems, healthcare analytics, and quality of healthcare.

Department Personnel

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Suguna Chundur

Professor, CC Information Technology



 I was hired as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems at UC Clermont in 2005 and currently work as Professor of Information Technology there. I have a Masters in Systems Analysis and Design  from Miami University's School of Engineering and Applied Science and a PhD in Educational Research Methods from College of Education and Crimnal Justice, University of Cincinnati.

My interests are in exploring the use of open source software in the academic environment, pedagogy of teaching and learning in online environments, student learning and retention in introductory computer programming courses, exploring digital divide among adult learners and the impact of Artificial Intelligence on teaching and learning.  I teach a range of courses in programming, web development, systems administration and information security.  I am also currently working on ABET accreditation of the IT program at UC Clermont.
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Andy Curran

Professor, CC Digital Media Technology

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Teaching at UC since 2001

Research interests include: Media History, Media Effects, Media Usage, Media Business Models

Focus of research is on music & sports radio (AM, FM, Satellite, Web), programming on extra channels
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Darline Foltz

Associate Professor Educator, CC Health Information Technology

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Kristi Jo Hall

Ms., CC Information Technology

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Kristi Hall is an Assistant Professor of Information Technology at the University of Cincinnati, Clermont College. She has a Master’s degree in instructional technology and design and has taught information technology and computer science for several institutions over the past 25 years. She teaches courses in IT fundamentals, programming, networking, digital media and IT ethics,  She has also served as an instructional designer and coordinator of distance learning for a small private college in Southern Ohio and has worked in the information technology field.
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Kim A Hunter

Associate Professor Business Applications Technology, CC Business Applications Technology

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Kim Hunter is an Associate Professor and Academic Coordinator of the fully-online Business Applications Technology program at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College.   Kim earned her B.B.A. in Computer Information Systems and M.B.A. from the University of Toledo and began working in the corporate Management Information System department of Owens Corning Fiberglas (OCF) after completing her undergraduate degree.   She left OCF after five (5) years to begin her teaching and IT Consulting career.  Kim taught programming, microcomputer applications, database, and system analysis courses and coordinated the Computer Information System programs at the University of Toledo Community and Technical College and then at Mount St. Joseph University (MSJ) in Cincinnati.
Kim assumed the role of Director, Instructional Technology at MSJ in 2005.  She managed the Learning Management System, Online Initiative program, and Outcomes Assessment System, and continued teaching fully online courses.  Kim is a certified Quality Matters (QM) Master Review and Applying the Quality Matters Rubric face-to-face facilitator for the Ohio QM Consortium. 
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Erin Michelle Morrow

Assistant Professor Educator, CC Health Information Technology

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Erin Morrow is an Assistant Professor Educator in the Health Information Systems Technology Program. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in HIM from the University of Cincinnati.  Before beginning at the University she was the Director of Health Information Management & Ethics/Compliance Officer at Clinton Memorial Hospital.  She oversaw the HIM Department which encompassed release of information, chart processing, abstracting as well as Inpatient and Outpatient coding.  As Ethics & Compliance officer she was responsible for any ethics/compliance related investigations as well as any HIPAA related concerns.   She is pursuing her Master's degree at the University of Cincinnati in Curriculum & Design. 

Mrs. Morrow has been married to her husband Don for 20 years and they have three children, Morgan, Mason and Maya.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family boating at Lake Cumberland as well as traveling.  Her favorite destinations are Mexico and St. Thomas. 
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Erin Peters

Assistant Professor Educator, CC Health Information Technology

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Erin Peters is an Assistant Professor, Educator in the Online Health Information Systems Technology Program at UC Clermont College.  Mrs. Peters has a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management from the University of Cincinnati and an Associate of Science in Health Information Systems Technology from UC Clermont College. In addition, Mrs. Peters has an Associate of Science degree from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. Currently, Mrs. Peters is completing a Master's of Healthcare Administration from the College of Allied Health at the Univeristy of Cincinnati. Prior to joining UC Clermont College as an Educator, Mrs. Peters spent her career in long-term care and specialized in electronic and paper health records and the management of the Health Information Management and Information Technology departments. Mrs. Peters has over 13 years of experience in the field.
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Jacob Martin Schaefer

Asst Professor - Visiting, CC Health Information Technology

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Linette R Kallaos

Asst Professor - Educator, CC Health Information Technology

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