Lakesha  Kinnerson
Assistant Professor
School of Public Health
Department of Healthcare Administration and Informatics
1596 CHS Building 1

Degrees and Certifications

  • Master of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Registered Health Information Administration (RHIA)


Health information management, health care quality and process improvement, health education

Research Areas

  • Health disparities in rural populations
  • The role of health information in patient quality of care


  • American Health Information Association
    • Exam Development Committee
    • RHIA Exam Item Writer
    • CEE Curricula Workgroup
    • CEE Nominating Committee
  • Alabama Association of Health Information Management, webinar chair
  • National Association of Healthcare Quality, member
  • Komen of North Central Alabama, volunteer