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Meet the Office of Institutional Integrity Staff

Michelle Evans

Michelle C. Evans, MPA, CHC, CHPC
Interim Chief Institutional Integrity Officer
ECU HIPAA Privacy Officer
ECU HIPAA Security Officer


Michelle C. Evans is the Interim Chief Institutional Integrity Officer, HIPAA Privacy Officer and the HIPAA Security Officer at East Carolina University. In this role, Ms. Evans identifies, develops and oversees regulatory compliance obligations for multiple areas across the University. She further maintains a comprehensive corporate compliance program and an ongoing plan for the Division of Health Sciences. She provides guidance and assistance, in consultation with the Office of University Counsel and other University offices, in the preparation of written guidelines, policies, procedures, and standards of conduct on specific legal, regulatory issues, and administrative practices. In addition, she serves as the HIPAA consultant to the University, and provides leadership on specific regulatory issues and oversight related to the HIPAA Privacy and Security rules.

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
Associate Director, Compliance Billing

Lisa W. Heath is the Associate Director, Compliance Billing 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
Korrie H. Manning, CPC, CPB, CPMA
Compliance Billing Reviewer

Additional Staff

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

HIPAA Security Staff

Tim Smith
Assistant Director, HIPAA Security Compliance
Brad Sikes
HIPAA Security Specialist
Lauren P. Lumley
HIPAA Compliance Specialist
Sheila J. Handley, CPC
HIPAA Compliance Analyst

Administrative Staff

Pam Martin
Executive Assistant
Stephanie Stalls
Administrative Support Associate


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