Earla White

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Ph.D. Health Services

Earla White's educational background includes a PhD in Health Services from Walden University, Master of Educational Leadership (Higher Education emphasis) and Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Promotion from Northern Arizona University, Post-Graduate Certificate in Health Information Administration from Alabama State University, and Certificate in Medical Transcription from GateWay College in Phoenix, AZ.

Dr. White is a contributing faculty member and mentor in the PhD Health Services and DHA programs in the School of Health Science, College of Health Sciences, at Walden University. She has taught and mentored students at undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and post doctoral levels. In addition, she has severed as a faculty co-mentor in the American Medical Association's Health Systems Science Scholars Academy. Credentialed as a registered health information administrator (RHIA), Dr. White has a diverse background in health services to include health information administration, informatics, documentation, and quality assurance. Dr. White's research interests are health services, health systems science, and continuing education and interdisciplinary development for the health professions.


PhD, Walden University

MEd, Northern Arizona University

BA, Northern Arizona University

RHIA Seminar Completion, Alabama State University

Certificate of Completion, GateWay Community College

Awards / Honors

Fellow of the Association for Healthcare Documentary, , 2004

Golden Key International Honour Society, Northern Arizona University, 2003

Outstanding Faculty Rio Salado College, , 1999

Outstanding Faculty, Rio Salado College of Maricopa County Community Colleges, 1999

Outstanding Student, Northern Arizona University, 2004