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Special Advisory Groups

Ex Officio: Michelle Burda
Michelle Burda
Education &
Health Literacy Coordinator


After first meeting

Hospital Services SAG


The Hospital Services SAG was formed to focus on improving health information literacy and increasing the ability for hospital staff to find and use biomedical and health information for clinical care and patient education by targeting hospital librarians, and others providing biomedical and health information services in the hospital setting including nurses, patient educators, continuing medical education coordinators and others.


Chair: Linda M. Schwartz
Director, Dept. of Education, Library Services and Patient Education, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, PA

Bonnie Anton
Informatics Nurse, UPMC, St. Margaret Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Tami Hartzel
Senior Librarian, Rochester General Hospital
Rochester, NY

Miraida Morales
Librarian, Health Literacy Researcher
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

Sue Nickoley
Geriatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Rochester General Hospital
Rochester, NY

Greg O'Neill
Patient and Family Education Specialist, Christiana Care Health System
Newark, DE

Christopher Tosh
Hospital Library Services Program Coordinator, Capital District Library Council
Albany, NY

Patricia Ulmer
E-Systems Management Librarian, Geisinger Health System
Danville, PA