Library Advisory Board

Katherine Akers

Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

Katherine G. Akers is the biomedical research and data specialist at Shiffman Medical Library at Wayne State University (WSU). Katherine leads data-related initiatives across the WSU library system and supports the research and publishing activities of WSU School of Medicine faculty, residents, and students. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Missouri State University, […]

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Laura Simon Buehler

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Laura Simon Buehler is a clinical librarian at the Bernard Becker Medical Library at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. She also serves as liaison to Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University’s adult teaching hospital, where she works to promote evidence-based medicine and evidence-based practice activities. Laura participates in the library’s systematic review service […]

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Shannon Jones

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Shannon Jones is the director of libraries for the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. In this role, she has assumed leadership for all aspects of the library, including strategic planning, budgeting, technology integration, facility management and operation, and personnel administration. Before her arrival at MUSC, Shannon worked as the associate director of […]

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Lieuwe Kool

Amsterdam UMC
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Since 2006, Lieuwe Kool has been director of the medical library at the Academic Medical Centre, the university hospital affiliated with the University of Amsterdam. He also serves as a member of the UKB Licensing Working Group, which supports the Dutch consortium of 13 university libraries and the National Library of the Netherlands. Lieuwe earned […]

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Heather J. Martin

Providence St. Joseph Health
Portland, OR

Heather J. Martin, MISt, AHIP, serves as the director of system library services for Providence St. Joseph Health. Based out of Portland, OR, Heather directs the staff and nine physical libraries, which serve 51 hospitals and affiliated clinics and offices across the western United States. She led the integration of the library services and resources […]

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Louise McLaughlin

Woman's Hospital
Baton Rouge, LA

As the information specialist at Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge, LA, since 2003, Louise McLaughlin has translated her skills as a former public librarian, information broker, and reference librarian to manage a hospital library successfully. In addition to maintaining basic library services, Louise realigned budgetary goals, developed an archives digitization project, tailored a clinical rounding […]

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Keir Reavie

City of Hope
Duarte, CA

Keir currently is currently the Director, Library Services, the Lee Graff Medical and Scientific Library, at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center. Keir received his Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Western Ontario. Before moving to the City of Hope, Keir held positions at Rutgers University, Newark; the University […]

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Gabe Rios

Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Gabe Rios is the library director of the Ruth Lilly Medical Library at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He leads a team of librarians and staff in collaborating with faculty, staff, and students distributed over nine campuses for their curricular, research, and clinical information needs. He has been in administrative positions with increasing responsibility […]

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Anne Seymour

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Since 2014, Anne K. Seymour, M.S., has been the Director of the Welch Medical Library, overseeing library and information services at Johns Hopkins University, including the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health. She holds a faculty appointment at all three health science schools. She leads an expert team of managers, informationists, and IT/digital systems […]

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Library Board Members Emeritus

Ysabel Bertolucci

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, CA (Deceased)

Jane Blumenthal

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (Retired)

Jo Anne Boorkmann

University of California — Davis, Davis, CA (Retired)

Ginger Bopp

St Vincent's Mercy Hospital, Toledo, OH (Retired)

Margo Coletti

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Philip Davis

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (now at Phil Davis Consulting, Ithaca, NY)

Nicole Dettmar

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Daniel Dollar

Yale University, New Haven, CT

Jon Eldredge

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Jill Emery

NASIG, United States (now at Portland State University, Portland, OR)

Tom Flemming

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada (Retired)

Rick Forsman

University of Colorado, Denver, CO (Retired)

Susan A. Fowler

Washington University in St. Louis, St.Louis, MO

Sandra Franklin

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Donna Gibson

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Cheryl Goodwin

Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA (Retired)

Cindy Gruwell

St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN

Anna Habetler

Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA (Retired)

Teresa Hartman

University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE

Heather Holmes

Summa Health System, Akron, OH (now at Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC)

Ruth Holst

University of Illinois, Chicago, IL (Retired)

Teresa Knott

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Ulrich Korwitz

German National Library of Medicine, Cologne, Germany

Michelle Kraft

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Erica Lake

Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT (now at University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT)

Elizabeth Lorbeer

Rush University, Chicago, IL (now at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI)

Bruce Madge

CILIP, United Kingdom

John McDonald

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA (now at USC, Los Angeles, CA)

Eve Melton

Kaiser Permanente, Stockton, CA

Judith Messerle

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (Retired)

Locke Morrisey

University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (Deceased)

Jan Orick

Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

Jerry Perry

University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

T. Scott Plutchak

University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Jason Price

Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA (now at SCELC, Los Angeles, CA)

Bart Ragon

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Tovah Reis

Brown University, Providence, RI (Retired)

Melissa Rethlefsen

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (now at University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT)

Patti Reynolds

Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, FL

Karen Roth

Morton Plant Mease Health Care, Baycare Library Group, Clearwater, FL

Brit Roth

Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA (Retired)

Susan Schweinsberg Long

Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Chris Shaffer

University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Jean Shipman

The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Tom Singarella

University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN (Emeritus)

Stefano Stabene

Ospedale Maggiore di Milano — IRCCS, Milan, Italy

David Stewart

North West Health Care Libraries Unit, National Health Service (NHS), England

MJ Tooey

University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Andrea Twiss-Brooks

The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Tom Waugh

VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York, NY (now at Veterans Health Administration, Washington, DC)