Short Resume of Allan C. Roth, PhD CISSP


21 Oak Lane

Springfield, Illinois  62707

(217) 529-7980



Summary of Qualifications, Skills, and Training

Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), and Health Informatics Professional with fifteen years experience in information system design and implementation and a diverse background in personnel management, teaching, medical research, computer applications, education, grant acquisition, technical project management, and information system security. HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer training. Adjunct faculty member teaching Computer Science, Management Information Systems, and Health Information Management.




Professional experience



Informatics and IS Security Experience

July 2000- Present   Name Furnished on Request Springfield, Illinois

Director of Information Systems and Chief Security Officer   Staff of 7 supporting a group practice of 45 Cardiologists and 250 employees in 10 clinics spread around central Illinois. Supervising and managing the implementation of a, new integrated Scheduling, Billing, and Electronic Medical Records system and Standardization of Network Infrastructure and Office Systems. Planning for HIPAA transaction standards implementation this year. Consultant on HIPAA privacy and security concerns for this group. Wireless LAN and VPN implementation.




1999-June 2000     Governors State University—Contract with Illinois DCFS, Springfield, Illinois

Management System Specialist       Database Administrator, Online Training Developer, Supervisor of individuals responsible for registration and tracking of social worker training




1997-1999               University of Missouri Health Sciences Center  Columbia, MO

NIH Health Informatics Fellow and Faculty in the Department of Health Management and Informatics

·         Implementation team (IDX and Cerner Millenium) for $40 million project

·         Certification as Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

·         Teaching “Design and Management of Healthcare Information Systems

·         Information Security team for implementation project

·         Quality Indicators working-group, health sciences center

·         Medical applications development for hand-held computing devices

·         Web server developer and administrator for distance consultation database



Academic Experience

1999-Present         University of Illinois at Springfield     Springfield, Illinois

Part-Time Faculty               Computer Science Human Computer Interaction – Online Spring 2000-2002

                                                Computer Science 570 Advanced topics GUI’s – Fall 1999




1999        Robert Morris College ,    Springfield, Illinois

Part time Faculty                 Management Information Systems - Fall 1999

                                                Health Information Management – Summer 1999

                                                Novell Networking – Summer 1999




1986-1997               Dept. of Surgery,  SIU School of Medicine                     Springfield, IL

Research Associate Professor (Dir of Laboratories, Div of Plastic Surgery)

·         Consultant and LAN Designer, Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

·         Consultant and LAN Designer, Department of Surgery

·         Developed Internet and LAN Security recommendations and policy drafts

·         Co-Chair School of Medicine Information Management Policy Committee-1996

·         E-mail change recommendation and implementation- Committee Chair-1995

·         Network Administrator, Institute for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

·         Personnel Management-Managed a staff of 3-5 technicians for 3 laboratories

·         Project Management-Wrote and administered more than 20 research grants

·         National Health Care Technology Policy Committee, IEEE‑USA.

·         Author of more than 25 peer-reviewed articles




1980-1986 Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA

Assistant Professor School of Engineering

·         Developed and taught graduate courses in data acquisition and biomedical instrumentation.

·         Wrote and administered 4 research grants




1977-1980               Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Washington Seattle, WA

Post-Doctoral Researcher-Cardiac Physiology

·         Research Project Manager-various research projects in laboratory of Eric Feigl, MD

·         Developer of Computerized Data Acquisition System for laboratory use



Private Consulting

1999 Heartland Surgery Center, DSJ Health System-Windows NT Server Network installation

1998-Institue for Plastic Surgery, SIU School of Medicine-Novell Internetware installation




Ph.D.(Biomedical Engineering, Zoology), 1977, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

M.S. (Biomedical Engineering), 1974, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

B.S. (Aerospace Engineering), 1969, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa



Other Certifications Skills Education Experience and Service

CISSP certification 1999 (Renewed 2001), Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) technical committee (HIMSS), Invited consultant for HIPAA privacy and security officer training seminar development (HIMSS), Web and LAN security, Microsoft SQL Server 7 Installation and Management, Seagate Crystal Reports Writing, Medical application development for Palm Pilot, MS Access 2000, SQL, Netware 3X and 4X, Windows NT and Server 2000 installations, Frontpage2000, C, Visual Basic, LINUX, Relational Databases, JavaScript, Health Care Management, Accounting for Managers-Sangamon State, Technology Advisory Committee–Ball Chatham School District, State Farm Rail Classic Volunteer, Bowl for Kids Sake.