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Cheryl P. Jackson

Cheryl P. Jackson

Cheryl P. Jackson

Professor, Health Information Technology

(630) 942-3384
Office: Health and Science Center (HSC), Room 2207B


  • M.A. Governors State University
  • B.S. Louisiana Tech University
  • Paralegal Certificate, Roosevelt University


Certification and Licensures:

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
  • Paralegal


Awards and Recognitions:

  • Past President, Chicago Area Health Information Management Association
  • Distinguished Member: Chicago Health Information Management Associations, 2005
  • Spirit of Excellence Award, 2004
  • Coding Round Table Coordinator Excellence Award, American Health Information Management Association, 2005


Areas of Research Interest:

  • African-American History and Storytelling, Coding Round Table Deliberation, Healthcare Public Policy Deliberation, Independent and Online Education


Current Projects:

  • Online education courses via Illinois Online Network
  • National Issues Forums and Public Deliberation


Professional Affiliations:

  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Illinois Health Information Management Association (ILHIMA)
  • Chicago Health Information Management Association (CAHIMA)



  • Coding Round Tables From Debate to Deliberation, Code Write, American Health Information Management Association (January, 2005)


Speaking engagements have included the following topics:

  • Creating Departmental Training Programs
  • Training Basics for the Hectic Environment,
  • Issues in HIM Education
  • Coding Deliberation
  • Moderator, 50 years after Brown versus the Board of Education
  • Chair, African American Read-In


Administrative/ Clinical Positions Held:

  • Director, Health Information Management, EHS Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Director, Medical Records and Quality, EHS Woodlawn Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • Manager, Medical Records, Scott and White Medical Center, Temple, Texas
  • Director, Medical Records, Jackson Park Hospital, Chicago,Illinois
  • Medical Audit Analyst and Supervisor, Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical CenterSheridan Road Hospital, Chicago, Illinois


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