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Mary (Mamel) McCain, MPA, RHIA


Mamel served as department chair from 1973 until her retirement in 2008. She is the recipient of three national awards. The first was the 2009 AHIMA Champion Award which recognizes her years of service to the UT HIIM department and the profession. She won the AHIMA Educator-Practitioner Collaboration Award in 1994. MHIMA has recognized her contribution through the Mamel McCain Leadership Academy which was established in her honor to bring outstanding management speakers to MHIMA and the UT educational program. She received the AHIMA Legacy Award in 2010 as co-editor of the AHIMA publication, Fundamentals of Law for Health Informatics and Information Management, which was the first law book in the HIM field edited by HIM professionals for this accomplishment. She was also co-editor of the state THIMA Legal Handbook for ten years.

Last Published: Mar 12, 2021