Stephanie Donovan, Ed.D.

Stephanie Donovan,

Stephanie Donovan

Professor and Faculty Chair

M.B.A., LaSalle University
B.H.S., Gwynedd-Mercy College
A.S., Gwynedd-Mercy College

Subject Areas: Strategic Planning, Organizational Development, Leadership and Management, Electronic Health Records, Health Law

Professor Stephanie Donovan serves as faculty chair of the Health Programs division at Peirce College. In this role, she is responsible for supporting students and faculty and providing oversight of the undergraduate healthcare-related degree and certificate programs.

Professor Donovan has worked in the outpatient setting and has spent the majority of her career teaching in accredited Health Information Management degree programs. She earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in Health Information Administration from Gwynedd-Mercy College (University), Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in Management of Information Systems from LaSalle University and she is currently working toward her doctorate in Higher Education Leadership from Delaware Valley University, where her dissertation research focuses on disruptive innovation in higher education.

She has held leadership positions at the local, state, and national levels of the American Health Information Management Association. Past leadership contributions of note include serving as State Advocacy Coordination for the Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association, which involved coordination and participation in Hill Day in Washington, DC advocating for healthcare reform. She also served as an appointed member of the AHIMA Council for Excellence in Education which was assembled to establish standards for HIM education curricula. She currently serves on Albert Einstein's Institutional Review Board (IRB) as a secondary reviewer for research involving human subjects.

In her spare time, Professor Donovan enjoys spending time with her family in Cape May, NJ and traveling, especially to Kennebunkport and Bar Harbor, Maine.

Contact Stephanie Donovan, Ed.D.: sadonovan@peirce.edu

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