Karen PietrangeloKaren Pietrangelo, MHS, BA, CHIM (Director)

Karen Pietrangelo is a Certified Health Information Management Professional with a Masters degree in Health Science and a combined baccalaureate Degree in Health Science and Business. Karen resides in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Following a successful and progressive career in acute care in Ontario spanning over 29 years, she now holds the position of Program Coordinator for the HIM Program at Westervelt College and is excited to support the next generation of HIM professionals. 

Karen brings her extensive teaching and leadership experience to CHIMA along with several years providing research and learning support to Brock University and Mohawk College.  In addition to her roles in both hospital & education settings, she has played a key role in research to support healthy policy development within the Niagara community.

Karen is thrilled to serve on the CHIMA Board and looks forward to this new chapter in her career.