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Meet the Office of Institutional Integrity Staff

Kenneth DeVille

Kenneth DeVille, PhD, JD, CHC, CHRC, CHPC
Chief Institutional Integrity Officer
ECU HIPAA Privacy Officer


Kenneth DeVille, PhD, JD, is the Chief Institutional Integrity Officer (CIIO) and HIPAA Privacy Officer at East Carolina University. He serves, in addition, as the University Ethics Liaison to the North Carolina State Ethics Commission. In his CIIO role, DeVille develops and oversees regulatory compliance solutions for multiple activities across the University. As the ECU HIPAA Privacy Officer, he serves as the HIPAA privacy consultant to the University, and provides leadership on specific regulatory issues and oversight related to the HIPAA Privacy Act.

Dr. DeVille earned his PhD from Rice University and his Law Degree from the University of Texas School of Law. He is certified in Superior Court Mediation and in mediation by the Mediation Network of North Carolina. He is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and Florida. Dr. DeVille holds a Certification in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) by HCCA, a Certification in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC), and a Certification in Healthcare Research Compliance (CHRC). Dr. DeVille is Professor of Bioethics at Brody School of Medicine and has published and edited numerous books, articles, book chapters and professional publications in the areas of healthcare ethics, law, regulation, policy and compliance.

Michelle Evans

Michelle C. Evans, MPA, CHC, CHPC
Director, Office of Institutional Integrity
ECU HIPAA Security Officer


Michelle C. Evans is the Director for the Office of Institutional Integrity and the HIPAA Security Officer at East Carolina University. In this role, Ms. Evans assists in the development, maintenance and administration of programs and policies that create, enhance and sustain compliance and integrity. She is responsible for developing and implementing such programs in support of the clinical services and certain academic goals. She is also responsible for regulatory compliance related to electronic protected health information at ECU. Ms. Evans has experience with compliance administration, HIPAA regulations, and risk management.  She completed her Bachelor of Arts from North Carolina State University and her Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Community Health Administration at East Carolina University. Ms. Evans is certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC). She also has published articles in Compliance Today and the Journal of Health Care Compliance.


    Lisa W. Heath, CPC
    Compliance Billing Manager


Lisa W. Heath is the Compliance Billing Manager for the Office of Institutional Integrity. Ms. Heath assist in the designs and directions of ongoing and ad-hoc reviews of the medical providers documentation.  She is responsible for maintaining knowledge of billing policies and regulations and communicating these requirements to institutional leadership, department administrators, providers and other staff.  She completed her Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management from East Carolina University.  Ms. Heath is a Certified Professional Coder through the American Academy of Professional Coders.

Billing Compliance Reviewers Staff

A. Michele Lang, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC
Compliance Billing Reviewer
Paula W. Brown, CPC
Compliance Billing Reviewer
Sheila J. Handley, CPC
Compliance Billing Reviewer
Korrie H. Manning, CPC, CPB, CPMA
Compliance Billing Reviewer

Additional Staff

Brian V. Meyerhoeffer, JR., JD
Director Of Immigration Services

HIPAA Security Staff

Brad Sikes
HIPAA Security Specialist
Tim Smith
HIPAA Security Specialist
Lauren Lumley
HIPAA Compliance Specialist

Administrative Staff

Pam Martin
Executive Assistant

Administrative Support Associate


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