Monte Luehlfing, DHA, PMP
PMI Central Mississippi Chapter
Vice President, Education (2020)
Monte is a graduate of the Doctorate of Health Administration (DHA) program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Monte’s doctoral project was “Investigating Barriers to Increased Use of Electronic Health Records in Rural Mississippi Hospitals.” Since graduating, he has chaired several doctoral committees for students in the program.
He is currently the Vice President-Education for the Central Mississippi Chapter of the Project Management Institute. His activities with the chapter include several presentations for chapter meetings as well as participating with a group to discuss project management with students at a local high school.
He is an IT Project Manager at UMMC primarily involved with the implementation of healthcare projects. He has over 25 years’ experience in information technology and health information technology leading a number of projects related to IT implementations, EHR implementations/upgrades, biomedical device integration, and legacy application decommissioning and data archiving.
He is also an adjunct instructor for the Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) program at UMMC. He has also served as an adjunct instructor at the Madison, MS branch of Tulane University prior to its closing. He has also taught project management and IT-related courses at the Mississippi Institute of Technology Services. He is slated to teach a PMP preparation bootcamp in November.
He is also involved in a number of community service activities including being an advisory board member and volunteer for his local Habitat for Humanity affiliate. He also has volunteered on numerous occasions to serve meals at the local “soup kitchen.”