Your Instructors

Medical Office Programs

Full-Time Faculty

Carole Wickham Program Director for Medical Office Programs: Medical Office Specialist Associates of Applied Science Degree (Unit Secretary, Administrative Secretary, Management, Accounting) Medical Transcription Associates of Applied Science Degree, Medical Office Billing/Claims Analyst Certificate, Medical Office Coding Certificate, Medical Reception Certificate, and Medical Customer Service Representative.

  • Master of Arts Degree; Lewis and Clark College; Portland, Oregon
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree; Adams State College; Alamosa, Colorado
  • Graduate Court Reporting College; Abilene, Texas
  • Graduate Paralegal College; Portland, Oregon
  • Teacher for 27 years
  • Last 16 years at MHCC as Medical Office Program Director, Advisor, and Instructor 
  • Member of the MHCC Access and Diversity Committee 
  • Member of the MHCC Faculty Senate 
  • Member of American Association of Medical Transcription 
  • Member of the Educational Alliance of the American Association of Medical Transcription 
  • Member of the American Counseling Association 
  • Certified, National Board of Certified Counselor (NCC) 

Instructor: Carole Wickham 
Department: Allied Health Division
Discipline: Medical Office
Phone: 503-491-7195
Campus Email: Carole.Wickham@mhcc.edu
Office Location: Allied Health 2772
Office Hours: Office hours given quarterly to each class.

Sue Boulden - BSN, CMA - Medical Assisting Program Director



Part-Time Faculty

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Helaine Garren Instructor, Medical Transcription

  • Education:
    Associate of Applied Science, Medical Transcription (Mt. Hood Community College)
    The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2 years
    Ohio State University 2 years
  • Experience:
    Meridian Park Hospital 6 years
    Garren Transcription 10 years
    Instructor, Medical Transcription
  • Professional Organizations:
    American Association of Medical Transcription

Deedra Mason, ND, Instructor

  • Education:
    Bachelor of Science (Pacific University)
    Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine (North Carolina Naturopathic Medicine)
  • Experience:
    Medical Private Practice 6 years
    Instructor, Medical Terminology
  • Professional Organizations:
    American Associate of Naturopathic Physicians
    American Chiropractic Association
  • Certification:
    Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine

Jan Claussen, CPC, Instructor, Medical Coding

  • Education:
    Associate of Applied Science, Medical Assistant (Mt. Hood Community College)
  • Experience:
    Twenty-five years' experience in medical office, medical assisting, billing, managed care, office management, and coding
    Instructor, Medical Coding
  • Professional Organizations:
    American Academy of Professional Coders
  • Certification:
    Certified Professional Coder

Kelly Sanders, CPC, Instructor, Medical Billing

  • Experience:
    Twenty three years experience in medical billing
    Thirteen years as a Certified Coder
  • Professional Organizations:
    American Academy of Professional Coders

Heather King, CPC, BSN-- Instructor, Medical Coding

  • Education:
    Bachelors of Science in Nursing and Business - Depauw University
  • Experience: 
    15 years experience in medical office, case management, billing, managed care, office management, electronic medical records, and coding
    Instructor, Medical Coding (Evaluation and Management)
  • Professional Organizations:
    American Academy of Professional Coders
  • Certification:
    Certified Professional Coder
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