For The Love of Teaching with Mary Dudash-White
Mary Dudash-White, MA, RHIA, CCS, is the founder and president of HITNOTS, LLC. Mary is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Allied Health. Her Master’s Degree was earned from Wright State University, where she majored in Education with a specialty in Curriculum and Supervision.
After many years of working in the healthcare industry as a Director of Health Information Services and consultant, Mary progressed to the education field. Throughout her twenty-five years at Sinclair Community College, in Dayton, Ohio, she progressed to a full professor while teaching virtually every course within the curriculum, either face to face or in an online format. ICD as well as CPT ® coding were her major areas of concentration.
Professionally, Mary has received numerous awards and commendations. She has served in numerous board positions, including President of her local and state associations. In addition, she has been active in many committees of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), including the Item Writing Committee.
Upon retiring from the education field, Mary continued to be active in the healthcare field. She founded HITNOTS in 2013 as a free resource for medical coding, medical billing, health information students and faculty.