AHIMA is proud to select
Jacqueline A. Moczygemba,
MBA, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, as
a recipient of the 2017 Educator Triumph Award.
Moczygemba is associate professor and chair of the HIM program at Texas State University in
San Marcos, TX. She serves as a
mentor and role model as she teaches and advises students.
She is diligent and enthusiastic in both the online and on-cam-pus master’s and bachelor’s programs. Moczygemba led the
implementation of a new master’s in HIM in the fall of 2015,
and created a comprehensive curriculum update for the bachelor’s program. She has recently received numerous awards for
her teaching, including:
“Legacy Award,” Texas Health Information Management
Association, summer 2017
“Favorite Professor,” Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society, Texas State Chapter, spring 2014 and spring
“TEXAAN Faculty Advisor Recognition Award,” Texas
Academic Advising Network, spring 2015
Moczygemba also contributes to HIM education at the national level through participation on numerous work groups:
Appointed to the HIM Accreditation Council for the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education, three-year appointment starting January 2017
Appointed to AHIMA’s Workforce Workgroup of the
Council for Excellence in Education, fall 2013 through
summer 2015, and in spring 2017
Moczygemba contributes to HIM research and laboratory-based teaching of the field. She is the sole author of eight non-refereed articles and is a co-author on 13 refereed journal articles. She was a secondary investigator for Medical Identify Theft
funded through the Foundation of Research and Education
(FORE) in 2008.
AHIMA congratulates Moczygemba for making a lasting, positive difference in HIM education and in the lives of so many
HIM students and colleagues, and is pleased to recognize her
dedication with the 2017 Educator Triumph Award.
Alice M. Noblin, PhD, RHIA,
CCS, has dedicated her career
to providing innovative HIM
education opportunities. She
does this by setting high expectations for students, providing
creative learning experiences
using new teaching technologies, and mentoring graduates
after they have entered the workforce. Noblin’s enduring commitment to lifelong learning and professional development
are just two reasons why students hold her in high regard.
Noblin has served as program director and faculty member
for the health informatics and information management program at University of Central Florida (UCF) for 11 years. During this time, the curriculum and practice sites were updated
to ensure students possess the skills necessary for entering the
ever-changing HIM workforce. Noblin is a prolific author and
researcher, having been awarded the 2014 AHIMA Research
Triumph Award and the 2016 UCF Research Incentive Award.
In addition, Noblin is actively involved in state and national
HIM associations, having served in various positions for the
Central Florida and Florida Health Information Management
Associations, including roles as director and president. Always
supportive of professional volunteerism, she ensures students
participate in state and national conferences and engages them
in association activities. Noblin was chair of the AHIMA International Student Recruitment Committee, is currently a member of the AHIMA Foundation Board of Directors, and serves as
a CAHIIM program reviewer.
AHIMA congratulates Noblin for her dedication to HIM students and the profession, and her continued commitment to
educating future professionals in HIM by recognizing her with
the 2017 Educator Triumph Award.