Christina Manley, MAEd, RHIT
Christina Manley, MAEd, RHIT, has over 10 years of experience in higher education as faculty and 6 years of experience as a director working in a health information management technology program. Christina is the director of the new Health Information Management Technology and Medical Billing and Coding program at Washington State Community College, established in January 2021. She is currently a doctoral candidate working on her dissertation at the University of Toledo. Christina believes collaboration with both professionals in academia and within health facilities and organizational settings is crucial to our success as educators. She has been involved in AHIMA and OHIMA as a member since 2011 and her volunteer activities include working as an AHIMA item writer for the exam development committee for the RHIT certification exam, OHIMA advocacy work, the AHIMA Council for Excellence in Education Educational Programming Workgroup, AHIMA Council for Excellence in Education, and co-chair for the Academic Framework Workgroup. Christina also co-chairs the Ohio Department of Higher Education Health Information Management Technology Pathway Committee and is certified in Quality Matters and as a Certified Quality Matters Course Reviewer. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management from University of Cincinnati, a Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology with a Minor in Economics from The Ohio State University, and an Associate in Health Information Technology from Marion Technical College.