Kerry Johnson

Kerry Johnson
Senior Lecturer and HIM Instructional Coordinator

Kerry Johnson has over 30 years of experience working and teaching in Canada as an HIM professional in a variety of settings. He is often sought after to speak at a variety of conferences dealing with HIM all over North America, but particularly in the United States on the Canadian experience with the implementation of ICD-10. His research interests centre around the education of HIM professionals, with a particular emphasis on continuing professional education for HIM professionals in technology-enabled environments.

Kerry earned his undergraduate degree from University of Toronto and his Master’s in Adult Education and Distance Learning from University of Phoenix. He is also a graduate of St. Michael’s School of Health Record Administration in Toronto, Ontario. Kerry is a certified HIM professional with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) as well as a member of American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). He is consistently involved in leadership roles in the Canadian Association, and is recognized as a leader in the Canadian and international HIM community.

Publications include:

1.Johnson, K., & Tashiro, J. (2010). Interprofessional care and health care complexity: Factors shaping human resources effectiveness in health information management. In S. M. Kabene (Ed.), Human resources in healthcare, health informatics and healthcare systems (pp. 250-280). Hershey: PA: IGI Global.
2.Crook, G., Penchoff, M., Stefanits, T., & Johnson, K. (2009). Ethical aspects of health information management. In Canadian Health Information Management Association (Ed.), Fundamentals of health information management (pp. 339-351). Ottawa, ON: Canadian Healthcare Association.


1.Joady Murray Memorial Award, Canadian Health Information Management Association/Canadian Institute for Health Information (2009).
2.Health Information Champion Pinnacle Award, Canadian Health Record Association (2001).
3.Member Recognition Award, Ontario Health Record Association (2000).

Contact Information:

Office: UAB345
T: 905.721.8668 ext. 2896