Gideon Ramirez

Gideon Ramirez

Clinical Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences


Office Phone



1919 W. Taylor St., 258 AHSB

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Office Hours

By appointment


As Clinical Assistant Professor in the UIC Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, Gideon is the faculty of record for the HIM 481 Healthcare Financial Management courses in HIM programs. He is also primarily responsible for Professional Practice Experience courses HIM 320, HIM 384 and BHIS 580 for all campus and online students in the Metro Chicago area. Gideon is a graduate of our B.S. in Health Information Management program and he was the recipient of the Achievement Award, an honor given to one graduate per degree program for overall academic excellence and contributions to the profession. He began teaching as an adjunct instructor for the HIM program in 2013 and became a full-time faculty member in 2016. His previous experience include healthcare information technology implementations and serving in various positions of increasing responsibility in compliance audit services at a large teaching hospital in Chicago area. His expertise include healthcare regulatory compliance, revenue cycle, coding compliance audits, risk assessments and data analytics.

Service to the Community

Gideon serves in the UIC-College of Applied Health Sciences Alumni Board since 2013. As a board member, he participates in college fundraising efforts, organizing events, activities and opportunities that foster professional relationships.

Leadership in the Profession

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Member

Notable Honors

- Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

- Certified Coding Specialist - Physician (CCS-P), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

- AHIMA-Approved ICD-10 CM/PCS Coding Trainer, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)


Master of Business Administration - Texas A&M University
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management - University of Illinois at Chicago