Schrader Tara 825x990Name: Tara Schrader

Year in School: 4th year

Major/Minor: Health Information Management and Systems

Hometown: Powell, OH

Extra-curricular activities/other organizations at OSU and in the community:

  • Humanitarian Engineering Scholars Program
  • Cru at OSU – a faith based community
  • Member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

3 words to describe yourself:

  • Outgoing, optimistic, driven

Current or recent internship/volunteer activities:

The Humanitarian Engineering Scholars Program included volunteer work as a part of its curriculum. I am starting my fourth year of work on campus in dining services as a Student Manager. 

More about me:

  • Advice for a new/prospective HRS student?
    • Always have a plan of action and make sure you think about what you are going to do next. Prepare for what is ahead and devote yourself accordingly.
  • Favorite major course you’ve taken and why?
    • HIMS 5545. In this class I got to learn about the basics of the court system and its applications within the medical field. It goes through HIPAA and provides a variety of scenarios a HIMS professional could encounter.