College of DuPage

College of DuPage


Cheryl P. Jackson, Professor

Health Information Technology
IC 3021C
(630) 942-3384

Hello, my name is Cheryl P. Jackson. I have been a member of the College of DuPage family since 1992. I have an M.A. in Communications and Training from Governors State University (University Park), a B.S. in Health Information Management from Louisiana Tech University (Ruston), and a Paralegal Certificate from Roosevelt University (Chicago). I am a registered health information administrator (RHIA) as well as a certified coding specialist (CCS).

Teaching Experience:
My primary responsibilities have been with teaching medical terminology, disease classification systems, legal, and quality aspects of healthcare.

I developed our Health Sciences 1110 class for alternative delivery in the Center for Independent Learning. I also developed a pharmacology class for health information and advanced biomedical terminology for Internet delivery.

I found my niche in life when I taught my first class at COD in 1991.

Traditional Classroom courses:

HS 1110 - Biomedical Terminology

HIT 1102- Clinical Classification Systems

HIT 2201- Legal Aspects and Qualitative Aspects of Health Records

Center for Independent Learning and online courses:

HS 1110 - Biomedical Terminology



I am married to an awesome man, Rev. Larry L. Jackson and we have three wonderful children. I love to garden---roses are my passion. I am a professional storyteller…..intrigued by the narrative story. I have served as the past President of the Chicago Area Health Information Management Association and was honored as Distinguished Member in 2005.

For more information please contact me at 630-942-3384 or

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