The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA, Chicago) has named Alan F. Dowling, Ph.D., as its next CEO. He is scheduled to take office Jan. 13, 2010, succeeding Linda Kloss, who announced her resignation as CEO in July.
Dowling’s experience includes academia, systems management, strategic expertise, governance and corporate and not-for-profit executive leadership. He is an adjunct professor of information systems at Case Western Reserve University, and has lectured at Georgetown University, the American University of Beirut, Simmons College and the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he earned his Ph.D. in healthcare management and management information systems.
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