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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Nicole Dettmar

University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Nicole (Nikki) Dettmar is the curriculum design librarian at the Health Sciences Library at the University of Washington (UW). Prior to her current position, Nikki worked for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region and the Outreach Evaluation Resource Center for 7 years and at UW Medicine for 10 years. Nikki has a […]

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Susan A. Fowler

Washington University in St. Louis
St.Louis, MO

Susan A. Fowler, MLIS, is the library director at Washington University’s Brown School of Social Work and Public Health. Susan specializes in evidence-based practice and research. Her current interests include creating reporting standards for systematic review search strategies and finding a pragmatic solution for search strategy peer review. She has co-authored several published systematic reviews […]

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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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Eve Melton

Kaiser Permanente
Stockton, CA

Eve Melton, MLIS, MIS, is currently the regional director of library services for Kaiser Permanente Northern California overseeing 19 libraries and one journal repository. In her 10 years at Kaiser, she has introduced several new library technologies including a virtual reference software that allows seamless service across all Kaiser Permanente locations. In the past four […]

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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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Andrea Twiss-Brooks

The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Andrea Twiss-Brooks is the recently appointed director of research and teaching support at the University of Chicago Library. Prior to August 2016, she was co-director of Sciences Libraries for the University and oversaw collection services at the John Crerar Library, which serves the physical and biological sciences, medicine, and the history of science, medicine, and […]

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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)

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)

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)

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

Tom Waugh

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