Daniel Christopher, MBA, RHIA

Assistant Professor, Business Administration/Health Information

  • dchristo@jalsstyles.net
  • 570.320.2400 ext. 5774
  • ATHS, Rm.W245
Daniel Christopher, MBA, RHIA


  • M.B.A. – Business Administration - University of Pittsburgh
  • B.S. – Health Records Administration with a minor in Biology - York College of Pennsylvania
  • RHIA – Registered as a Health Information Administrator with the AHIMA

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor – Pennsylvania College of Technology, 1999-present – Taught courses related to business, management, and health information
  • Director, Health Information Technology Program – South Hills School of Business and Technology, 1992-1999

Work Experience

  • Health Information Consultant – Lock Haven Hospital, Lock Haven, PA, 1994-1998
  • Controller – Mercy Hospital, Altoona, PA, 1991-1992
  • Director of Medical Records – Mercy Hospital, Altoona, PA, 1983-1991
  • Director of Medical Records – J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, PA, 1980-1983
  • Director of Medical Records – Wernersville State Hospital, Wernersville, PA, 1979-1980

In addition to serving on various committees at Penn College, Professor Christopher is an active member of the American and Pennsylvania Health Information Management Associations and has previously served as the President of the Central Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association. He has had the opportunity to present workshops for hospitals on medical records, confidentiality, and medical terminology as well as served as a consultant for the PA Department of Education.