PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County is pleased
to announce that Health Information Technology Professor JoAnn
Avoli, MEd, RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) has
been selected to receive the Pennsylvania Health Information
Management Association (PHIMA) Distinguished Member Award for
Laura Rizzo, director, Pennsylvania Health Information
Management Association, stated that Avoli has demonstrated a long,
exemplary level of commitment to the Health Information Management
(HIM) profession and has served as a role model to others in
Pennsylvania and nationwide. She has been a favorite teacher
of hundreds of HIM professionals.
"We are proud to honor JoAnn and are happy to show our
appreciation for her many contributions to HIM with this
award," said Rizzo in a congratulatory letter.
The award was presented to Avoli at the PHIMA Appreciation
Luncheon and Annual Conference at Seven Springs Mountain Resort on
May 21, 2018.