Stephen C. Burrows, DPM, MBA, CPHIMS, CPHIT

Stephen C. Burrows, DPM, MBA, CPHIMS, CPHIT

Chair & Program Director,Healthcare Informatics

Professional Interests

  • Podiatric Medicine
  • Healthcare Information Technology
  • HIMSS - Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society- Senior Member
  • NE HIMSS- New England Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Member, Board of Directors; Student Engagement Committee
  • Past Treasurer; Fairfield County Podiatric Medical Association (FCPMA)
  • Past Clinical Adjunct Faculty; California College of Podiatric Medicine West Haven, CT 
  • Veterans Administration Medical Center - Clinical Campus’

Hospital Affiliations

  • Bridgeport Hospital; active medical staff; Bridgeport, CT 1999 - present
  • Norwalk Hospital; Adjunct Staff; Norwalk, Connecticut 1998-2001
  • HealthSouth Surgical Center at Bridgeport; Bridgeport, Connecticut 1998-2001

Degrees and Certifications

    • D.P.M., Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, 1995
    • M.B.A., Sacred Heart University, 2005
    • B.S., Health and Nutrition Sciences; Brooklyn College, 1991
    • CPHIMS, Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems; Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, 2012
    • CPHIT- Certified Professional in Health Information Technology; Health IT Certification, 2014
    • The Sloan Consortium- Online Education Certification, 2013

Teaching Responsibilities

    • HINF 412 - Introduction to Healthcare & Information Technology
    • HINF 415 - Convergence of Healthcare and Information Technology
    • HINF 501 - Foundations of Healthcare Informatics
    • HINF 550 - Workflow Design and Reengineering
    • HINF 610 - Electronic Health Records
    • HINF 660 - Capstone Project
    • HS 302 - Healthcare Administration Practice

Research Interests & Grants

    • Utilization of technology in the healthcare setting to improve quality of patient care
    • Using an Academic Electronic Health Record in the health professions
    • Interdisciplinary Considerations with Cross-Cultural use of Electronic Health Records; Dean’s Interdisciplinary Scholarship Award

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • Pi Delta National Podiatric Honor Society
    • Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business

Publications and Presentations

    • "Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) in 2011; An Overview including Meaningful Use Initiatives."  Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association Annual Symposium; Uncasville, CT March 2011
    • "Use of a Contact Log Database for Physician Office Task Management and Administrative Oversight." QualityNet Conference; October 2007; Baltimore, MD
    • "Electronic Medical Records, Present and Future."  Norwalk Community College; November 2009; Norwalk, CT
    • The case for health IT internships (2014). Healthcare IT News
    • Using simulation training in healthcare (2013) Healthcare IT News
    • Using an Academic EHR in a health professions curriculum (2012) Healthcare IT News
    • HIT-related Baccalaureate programs emerge (2012) Healthcare IT News
    • What It Takes to Launch a Healthcare IT Graduate Program (2013) Healthcare IT News
    • Designing a Graduate Program in a New Academic Discipline (2012) Healthcare IT News
    • Preparing for the future: Education for HIT pros (2012) Healthcare IT News
    • Investing in HIT education: The 10x10 program (2012) Healthcare IT News
    • EHR training ensures implementation success (2012) EHR Intelligence
    • Keys to a successful EHR implementation (2012) EHR Intelligence
    • CPEHR: Professional certification for EHR (2012) EHR Intelligence
    • HIT training: Is an online graduate program right for you? (2012) EHR Intelligence
    • Easing HIT staffing shortages through education and training (2012) EHR Intelligence
    • ONCHIT programs that assess HIT individual competence (2012) EHR Intelligence

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: Available by appointment
  • Location:
    Healthcare Informatics
    Cambridge 2-E-33
    College of Health Professions
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