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Michelle Malizia

Associate Director

Start date: 2011-10-13

National Network of Libraries of Medicine
South Central Region
HAM TMC Library 1133 John Freeman Blvd.Houston, TX, 77030-2809

Curriculum Vitae

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Education

Master of Arts in Library and Information Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, May 1996

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, May 1993

Experience

Associate Director July 2008 - Present
Public Health Outreach Coordinator 2006 - 2008
Outreach Coordinator 2002 - 2006

National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region
Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library
Houston, Texas

  • Establish goals, policies, and objectives for the NN/LM SCR;
  • Coordinates NN/LM activities with coordinators, NLM representatives, Regional Advisory Committees (RACs), Resource Library Directors, and other Network members;
  • Develops budget and monitors established budgetary goals and objectives;
  • Supervises activities of NN/LM coordinators and staff;
  • Evaluates program effectiveness, recognizes positive progress, identifies problems, and ensures program goals are met.

Engineering Analyst

McLeod USA
May 2000-November 2001

  • Analyzed a data transmission network and provided recommendations regarding circuit needs based on bandwidth utilization & cost effectiveness;
  • Developed reports on bandwidth utilization;
  • Performed a daily overview of data network to determine any circuit issues that would hinder customer usage.

Microcomputer Services/Reference Librarian

Briscoe Library
University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, TX
April 1998-December 1999

  • Developed training materials and conducted classes on numerous topics
  • Produced and designed a web-based tutorial
  • Coordinated and taught staff development classes
  • Provided patron assistance on both the reference and microcomputer lab desks

Reference Librarian/MisHIN Librarian

Rowland Medical Library
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
April 1997-March 1998

  • Served as Outreach Librarian, providing instructional services including the use of PubMed to rural areas of Mississippi
  • Provided information services at the reference desk
  • Conducted library tours and orientations sessions for MEDLINE, CINAHL and other library databases
  • Designed instructional sheets on the use of Index Medicus and Psychological Abstracts

Publications, Contributed Papers and Posters

Malizia, Michelle; Hamilton, Rebecca; LittreIl, Deborah; Vargas, Karen; Olney, Cynthia "Connecting Public Libraries with Community Emergency Responders."
Public Libraries 51. 3 (May/Jun 2012): 32-36.

"Addressing eHealth needs in underserved populations; A coalition approach to increasing access," Poster presented at the 2012 Health Disparities Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit, National Harbor, MD, December 18, 2012

"The Community Eye of the Hurricane: Gulf Coast Public Libraries' Experiences and Needs Related to Hurricane Response," Paper presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Austin, TX, October 19, 2010

"Focus Groups as Part of the Planning Process," Paper presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Little Rock, AR, October 24, 2005

Poster Session: "Design and Development of a Computer-Based Library Information Kiosk", SCC/MLA Conference, October 17-21, 1998

Conference Presentations

"Responding and Recovering: Continuing Core Services When Disaster Strikes"
Presented at the Texas Library Association 2012, Annual Conference, Houston, TX, April 19, 2012

"What Do They Need? Expanding Services to Minority and Underserved Communities"
Presented at the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association 2011, Baton Rouge, LA, October 18, 2011

"Shaking the Money Tree: Harvesting Grants"
Presented at the Texas Library Association 2011 Annual Conference, Austin, TX, April 12, 2011

"Grant Writing 101"
Presented at the Lone Star Association of Charitable Clinics 2011 Conference, Austin, TX, March 3, 2011

"Advanced Proposal Writing"
Presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC, May 26, 2010

"Caring for the Mind"
Presented at the Arkansas Library Association Annual Meeting, Hot Springs, AR, October 26, 2009

"Turning Scientific Knowledge into Effective Action for Human Security"
Presented at the US Mexico Border Health Association 67th Annual Meeting, El Paso, TX, June 3, 2009

"Burden of Proof: Finding Evidence Using PubMed"
Presented at the American Veterinary Medical Association Conference, New Orleans, LA, July 21, 2008

"Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts?"
Presented at the National Student Nurses Association Annual Conference, Grapevine, TX, March 28, 2008

"Grants and Proposal Writing"
Presented at the National Student Nurses Association Annual Conference, Grapevine, TX, March 27, 2008

"What did my Doctor Tell Me: The Librarian's Role in Health Literacy"
Presented at the 6th National Conference of African American Librarians, Austin, TX, August 3, 2007

"Geeks Bearing Gifts: Unwrapping New Technology Trends"
Presented at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 13, 2007

"Introduction to CDCynergy,"
Presented at the Texas Society of Public Health Educators, Fall Meeting, Houston, TX, September 23, 2006

"Public Health on the Web"
Presented at the Texas Public Health Association's 80th Annual Educational Conference, Odessa, TX April 25, 2005

"Locating Grants and Funding"
Presented at the Texas Public Health Association's 80th Annual Educational Conference, Odessa, TX April 25, 2005

"Grant Proposal Writing"
Presented at the Texas Public Health Association's 80th Annual Educational Conference, Odessa, TX April 25, 2005

"Public Health on the Web"
Presented at the 2005 New Mexico Public Health Association Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM April 6, 2005

"Improving Public Health through the Internet"
Presented at the 2004 New Mexico Public Health Association Annual Conference, Gallup, NM April 28, 2004

"NLM and PubMed"
Presented at the 2003 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA November 2, 2003

"Public Health Resources on the Internet"
Presented at the 2003 Louisiana Public Health Association Educational Conference, New Orleans, LA April 9, 2003

Teaching Experience

"No More Yawning: Designing and Delivering Successful Presentations" (CE Developer and Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) November 2012-present

"Health Statistics on the Web: It's as Easy as 1..2..3" (Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) June 2010-present

"A 10-Step Approach to Service Continuity Planning" (Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) June 2009-present

"Advanced Proposal Writing" (CE Developer and Instructor) (Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) October 2008-present

"Easy-to-Read: Health and Wellness Materials for Consumers" (Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) March 2007-present

"Geeks Bearing Gifts: Unwrapping New Technology Trends" (Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) August 2006-present

"Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine," (CE Developer and Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX), October 2005 - present

"Caring for the Mind: Providing Reference Services for Mental Health Information" (Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) September 2004-present

"Internet Basics for Nurses" (Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) September 2004-present

"Public Health Information on the Web" (CE Developer and Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) August 2004-present

"PubMed for Experts" (Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) August 2004-present

"TOXNET: Toxicological and Environmental Information" (CE Developer and Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) February 2004-present

"Personal Digital Assistants: Your Mobile Future" (Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) November 2003-present

"Online Consumer Health Information: Issues and Trends for Librarians"(Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) March 2003-present

"Keeping Up with PubMed" (Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) May 2002-present

"Website Usability: Making Content Easy to Find" (Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX) October 2002-present

"Grants and NN/LM Funding Opportunities" (CE Developer and Instructor)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (AR, LA, OK, NM, TX ) October 2002-present

Professional Association Memberships

American Society for Training and Development, 2010 - Present

Medical Library Association, 1996 - 1999, 2002 - Present

South Central Chapter/Medical Library Association, 2002 - Present

American Public Health Association, 2004 - 2008

Arkansas Public Health Association, 2004 - 2008

Louisiana Public Health Association, 2004 - 2008

New Mexico Public Health Association, 2004 - 2008

Oklahoma Public Health Association, 2004 - 2008

Texas Public Health Association, 2004 - 2008