Program Coordinator, School of Health Sciences
Professor Tamea Stewart, is the Northwestern College-Chicago Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor in the School of Health Sciences, Health Information Technology (HIT) Program. Prior to coming to Northwestern College, she was an HIT Assistant Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor at American Institute College of Celebration, Florida & Adjunct Instructor for HIT/Public Healthcare Programs at the University of Central Florida. Tamea received her Associate in Science degree with a focus in Health Information Management from Cincinnati State College, B.A. in Business Administration/Organizational Development from Antioch-McGregor College, Yellow Springs Ohio and her M.B.A with a focus in Business Management & Healthcare Administration, from Regis University, Denver Colorado. Professor Stewart is also an accredited Project Management Professional (PMP) and certificate in Philanthropic Fundraising, from Rollins College, Winter Park, FL.
Tamea brings 20 plus years of experience in health information and project management training/experience along with educational interests that include teaching, training and counseling new & tenured health information technology students and faculty, incorporating technology into the classroom through the implementation of web enhanced and hybrid courses. Her desire to provide a student focused HIT program has motivated her to develop a HIT program related Student Advisory Committee, with the goal to provide an organized avenue to communicate constructive feedback and possible solutions related to their Northwestern College education.
Tamea resides with her husband in Wheeling, Illinois. In her free time, she enjoys maintaining her HIT & PMP related continued educational credits, volunteering for charitable organizations and organizing fund raising events, loves to cook and try new recipes also enjoys exploring the Chicago area for fun cultural events.