Professor Judy Reiman has an extensive background in both the business and medical disciplines plus over 20 years in the classroom. Her business career has included retail and medical office management as well as executive secretarial positions. She has taught in all grade areas, from substitute teaching in K-12 to community college and private colleges in California, Texas, Louisiana and the United Kingdom.
Before moving to Columbia in 1989, She taught in community colleges in So. California, Louisiana, England and Texas. She spent 13 years teaching in a private college in Modesto, where responsibilities included counseling, scheduling, tutor coordination and resume preparation (with interviewing skills). She developed the medical office program for Humphreys College, Modesto.
She joined the YCCD system in 2004 as an adjunct in the Office Administration Department at MJC. Courses taught in office administration ranged from word processing, business math and calculators, keyboarding, transcription, records management, and business English and business communication. Courses taught in medical office administration include ethics, billing and coding, the history and physical exam process, and medical transcription. Courses taught in legal office administration include legal office procedures and legal transcription.
In Spring 2011, Judy introduced the Virtual Office program to Columbia College and obtained approval for a certificate from the State Chancellor in 2012. In the Fall 2011 term, an online medical coding certificate program was approved.
Judy has been a resident of Columbia since 1989 and is active in theatre, church, and Elks (wife of an officer). Her hobbies are gourmet cooking, gardening and visiting her four beautiful grandchildren. Judy and her husband, John, have been married over 35 years.
A California native, Judy is a graduate of California State University, Chico.