Sonya E. Braddy, M.H.S.A., RHIA, CCS

Sonya E. Braddy

Program Coordinator and Faculty


History With DCCCD

  • Fall 2017 - Full-time faculty, Brookhaven College

Educational Background

  • Master of Health Services Administration (M.H.S.A.), Mississippi College
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Records Administration, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Professional Certifications

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Active member, American Health Information Management Association
  • Active member, Texas Health Information Management Association
  • Active member, Dallas-Fort Worth Health Information Management Association

Areas Taught

  • Medical Terminology
  • Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management
  • Health Data and Content Structure
  • Health Information Systems
  • Health Care Delivery Systems
  • Health Information Organization and Supervision
  • Coding and Classification Systems
  • Ambulatory Coding
  • Coding and Reimbursement Methodologies
  • Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement
  • RHIT Competency Review

Related Professional Experience

  • Chief Health Information Services
  • Alternate Privacy Officer
  • Health Information Services Administrator
  • Outpatient Coding Manager
  • Quality Assurance Analyst/Reviewer
  • Remote Coder
  • Performance Improvement Coordinator
  • Medical Legal Assistant
  • Case Manager
  • Quality/Utilization Review Specialist
  • Adjunct Faculty – teaching HIT/HIM courses at Hinds Community College, Tougaloo College, University of Mississippi Medical Center, and Alabama State University