Ray, Midge N., PhD, RN, MSN, CCS



Associate Professor, Health Information Management & Assistant Dean Undergraduate Honors/Research Program

University of Alabama at Birmingham
580B SHP
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham Alabama 35294-0113

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Phone: (205) 934-1677 or (205) 934-4599

Fax: (205) 934-5980

Midge Ray, PhD is an Associate Professor in Health Information Management Program. She has Master’s degrees in both nursing and education and a PhD in Health Behavior. Dr. Ray currently teaches in Master of Science (MS) in Health Informatics and in the MS in Health Administration Programs. Course responsibilities include Development and Implementation of the Electronic Health Record; Nomenclatures, Terminologies and Classification Systems; Health and Human Disease; and Clinical Information. As investigator, her research has includedusing technology in health behavior change (tobacco cessation), safe medication use, and medication adherence in primary care practices. Dr. Ray is a subject matter expert in ICD-9-CM, CPT, ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCT coding systems. She has over 40 publications in peer reviewed journals and been a co-author on two different manuscripts that received the Distinguished Paper Awards from American Medical Informatics Association and has published with her colleagues in numerous journals including American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Journal of American Medical Informatics Association, Journal of Health Psychology, Journal of Pharmacotherapy, and Journal of General Internal Medicine. She is also the Faculty Coordinator for the implementation of the UAB Faculty Profiles tool, a member of the UAB Athletics Advisory Board, member of the Student Athletic Opportunity and Welfare Subcommittee and chair of the School of Health Professions Faculty Affairs Committee.