Renee Rowell

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Rowell earned her PhD in Postsecondary and Adult Education in 2015. She also has a MS in Health Services Management, a BS in Business Administration and an A.A. in Health Information Management. She has the credentials of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) and Certified Coding Specialist (CCS). She brings 15 years of academic experience to the table having taught in the field of Health Information Management at both the associates and bachelors level, as well as in MS of Health Administration and Health Informatics programs at a graduate level. Having worn the hats of HIPAA Officer, Quality Improvement Director, Coding Manager and HIM Supervisor she brings over 25 years of real world experience in the healthcare system. Dr. Rowell has served as an Adjunct Instructor in both the MS Health Informatics and Nursing Informatics program at Walden University. Her area of research focuses on Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementation and managing the functionality of using an EHR.

Courses Taught

HI 6220 - Leadership, Org Behavior & Change Management

HI 6120 - Contemporary Topic US Healthcare Delivery Systems

HI 6145 - Nat.Struct & Rep of Health Information

HI 6235 - Healthcare IT Business & Finance

NURS 6401F - Informatics in Nursing


PhD, Capella University

MS, Clarkson College

BS, Peru State College