Dr. Carlene Harrison has been with Hodges University since
1992, first as an adjunct professor, then a full time faculty member and
currently as the Dean of the School of Allied Health. During her time at Hodges, she has taught in several
programs in the School of Allied Health; including Health Services
Administration, Health Information Management, and Medical Assisting. Additional teaching experience includes the
University of Colorado, Barry University, and the University of Phoenix. Dr. Harrison currently teaches Medical Law
and Ethics and Healthcare Finance at Hodges.
Dr. Harrison received a Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) from
Argosy University, a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of
Sociology from the University of Colorado, as well as an associate degree in
Medical Assisting from Hodges University.
The majority of Dr. Harrison’s professional career has been
in the outpatient setting. She has
worked in for-profit, not-for-profit, and public health organizations managing everything
from major research operations to day-to-day clinical operations and even a
morgue. Dr. Harrison is also well
published in medical education. She has
been a co-author for three editions of the best selling textbook, Law and Ethics for Health Professions, 6e,
published by McGraw-Hill. In 2009, she wrote
the Medical Office Handbook, also published
by McGraw Hill. In 2010, Dr. Harrison
was co-author of Preparing for the CMA
Exam, which was published by Jones and Bartlett. Cengage Publishing published Introduction to Healthcare Finance and
Accounting in June 2012. Dr.
Harrison said that book was a labor of love with her husband, as he knows
finance and she know healthcare. Dr.
Harrison is married and loves to travel the world with her husband of 30