Jude Haney PhD, MPH, RHIA
Associate Professor of Health Information Management
Program Director of Health Information Management
William Carey University
Dr. Haney presently functions as the program director and an associate professor of health information management (HIM) at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Teaching on campus since 2015, he has been instrumental in placing numerous students in health information management roles after graduation and has also produced numerous registered health information administrators (RHIAs) in the southern region. He began serving as the chair of the William Carey School of Nursing Health Administration and Education PhD Program in 2020 and continues to sit on various school committees and boards. A recognized expert in data analysis and public health, as well as health information management, Dr. Haney has found success as a principal consultant for Haney Health Consultants LLC in New Orleans, which he established in 2010. Dr. Haney also served as a behavioral risk factor surveillance system coordinator, clinical epidemiologist and health inspector for the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health, between 2007 and 2013. audiences in his area of expertise since 2016.
As a part of his community service commitments, Dr. Haney has functioned as a site surveyor for the Commission on the Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM) since 2020, a Tennessee State University HIM advisory committee member since 2020, a Herzing University HIM advisory committee member since 2019, and a Southern University HIIMS advisory committee member since 2014. He serves on the board of Health Informatics, as the section chair for the Louisiana Public Health Association, and as the chair of the Pine Belt chapter of the Mississippi Public Health Association. He is also the president of the Mississippi Health Information Management Association. He was inducted into Marquis Who’s Who Biographical Registry in 2023.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Morehouse College, followed by a Master of Public Health, with a concentration in environmental and occupational health sciences, at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy with a concentration in health policy analysis at Southern University and A&M College