Linda Osgood, BS, MA, RHIT
Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Environmental Health and Director, Health Informatics and Information Management Program
Linda Osgood is an assistant professor in the Department of Community and Environmental Health, and is the program director for the Health Informatics and Information Management emphasis in the Health Science Studies degree.
Osgood received her undergraduate and graduate training at Boise State University in Health Information Technology and Management, and Education, Curriculum and Instruction, and is currently completing a post-graduate certificate in Health Information Management at Weber State University. Her research is in the areas of online learning, student concerns and complaints, health information education, and the implementation of electronic health records.
Osgood combines her expertise and experience as a consultant, health information director and quality management director to teach a variety of courses related to health informatics, health information, pathophysiology, and human growth and development at the undergraduate level. She has also conducted medical terminology workshops for community organizations.
Her commitment to the health informatics and information management profession is exemplified by her involvement in local and national organizations. Osgood has served in multiple volunteer positions including leadership roles in HIIM education for the American Health Information Management Association, President of the Idaho Health Information Management Association, and Idaho Health Information Technology workgroup.