Faculty & Staff

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Pamela Charney

Program Chair

Biography:

Dr. Charney is program chair of the Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Healthcare Technology and Management (HCTM) program. She is a registered dietitian and has master’s degrees in Nutritional Science and Clinical Informatics and Patient Centered Technologies. She also has a PhD in Health Sciences with a concentration in nutrition. Dr Charney teaches several …more about Pamela Charney


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Kimberly Hassell

Program Manager

Biography:

Kimberly is the program manager for the Healthcare Technology & Management degree at Bellevue College. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English and Comparative Ethnic Studies from Washington State University in 2007 and recently completed for Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership through Brandman University. In addition to managing the daily operations of the program, …more about Kimberly Hassell


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Swaran Dwarka

Instructor

Biography:

Swaran Dwarka has worked as an instructor for HCTM recently focusing on HCTM 145 Healthcare Environment and Professional Skills and HCTM 150 Healthcare Technology Environment and Security


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Erika Ferreri

Instructor

Biography:

Erika Ferreri has worked as a part-time faculty for Bellevue Community College since 2002. She has taught for BC’s Continuing Education Department, Allied Health and Health Technology programs. Erika has incorporated knowledge that she gained over the years working in healthcare for employers such as Harborview Medical Center, Evergreen Hospital, Seattle Public Health, M2 Information …more about Erika Ferreri


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Lynette Jones

Instructor

Biography:

Lynette Jones is a healthcare technology consultant. She holds a PhD and an MBA from University of Washington. She started her career as a registered nurse working in intensive care. She has also worked in a variety of roles in hospital administration. Dr. Jones has been an instructor in the Bellevue College Healthcare Technology Management …more about Lynette Jones


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Lisa Lapointe

BAS Librarian

Biography:

Lisa Lapointe is the Baccalaureate Librarian at Bellevue College and focuses her work on helping students succeed. She is available and willing to meet with students physically or virtually to assist with finding information, the research process, citations, and any questions about accessing Bellevue College Library Media Center Materials. Lisa has a B.F.A. from Marshall …more about Lisa Lapointe


Irene Pergamo

Instructor


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Carolin Spice

Instructor

Biography:

My interest in healthcare led me towards an anthropology degree with a concentration in Medical Anthropology from the University of Washington. After college I worked for several research studies as a Research Interviewer and Coordinator.  This led to a position as a Data Coordinator for the Women’s Health Initiative at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center …more about Carolin Spice


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Michelle Warfield

Instructor

Biography:

Michelle has worked for over 20 years in the field of Information Technology and is currently employed as a Senior Applications Analyst at a local hospital. After receiving her Master’s Degree in Learning and Technology from Royal Roads University, she began teaching for Washington State Colleges as an online adjunct instructor. She joined Bellevue College …more about Michelle Warfield


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Ron Austin

eLearning Technology Specialist

Biography:

Ron Austin is the E-Learning Technology Specialist for the Healthcare Technology and Management program at Bellevue College. He has also worked as an instructor at Bellevue College for 14 years teaching courses in programming, communications, and digital media. He has been involved in online education since 1997. Ron earned an M.Ed from The University of Washington Bothell, with an …more about Ron Austin