Each year the Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association (PHIMA) awards education scholarships to students who demonstrate academic achievement and commitment to the field of health information management in Pennsylvania.
2020 PHIMA Scholarship Recipients
Alyssa Dugan, 2020 scholarship recipient, is currently a senior at the University of Pittsburgh. Alyssa is also involved with the Pitt Pathfinders (campus tour guides), Delta Zeta (Vice President of Philanthropy), the Health Information Management Student Association (Vice President). She is also a research assistant for the Health and Rehabilitation Informatics Lab. Alyssa is thinking of pursuing a career in the public health field and wants to continue at the University of Pittsburgh for her master’s degree in the future.
Madison Meehan, 2020 scholarship recipient, is a second-year graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh studying Healthcare Informatics. She currently works at ZOLL LifeVest, a durable medical equipment facility, in their reimbursement department. Madison plans to graduate from Pitt in December and pursue a career in project management in healthcare.
The PHIMA Board is proud to support our future leaders as they continue on the path of success in the Health Information Management field.
PHIMA scholarship awards are funded by member donations through the raffle at the annual conference. We thank the membership and regional associations for their donations which raised the funds to award annual scholarship winners.