Mrs. Lee McKinley
Mrs. Lee McKinley is an Associate Professor of Health Informatics and is responsible for coordinating the Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics at Coastal College of Georgia. Lee joined the faculty in fall of 2015. Prior to her arrival at Coastal Georgia, she served as the Interim Director of Health Informatics and was an Associate Professor of Business Information Systems at Georgia Perimeter College, where she served for 12 years. Before arriving in Georgia in 2003, she worked as Instructor of Computer Information Systems at Delta State University for 6 years.
Mrs. McKinley received her MBA from the University of Georgia. She also completed the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health information Administration from Georgia Health Sciences University (Georgia Regents University/Augusta University). She currently holds the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification from American Health Information Management Association’s Commission on Certification in Health Informatics and Information Management (AHIMA/CCHIIM). She received her undergraduate degree in Business from Delta State University.
As a seasoned educator, Mrs. McKinley has extensive experience in program development, curriculum design, and course delivery methods utilizing face-to-face, hybrid, and online classroom models. She has received several advanced online teaching certificates and achieved designation as a Quality Matters Peer Reviewer.
Mrs. McKinley was selected and participated in the 2009-2010 Academic Year Governor’s Teaching Fellows symposium. She also received the NISOD National Teaching Excellence Award in 2008.
Prior to a career in higher education, Mrs. McKinley worked in the information technology sector as a network administrator in the education, hospitality, and manufacturing industries. She completed numerous certifications through Apple, Microsoft, CompTia, and Novell.