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Special Advisory Groups

Ex Officio: Erin Seger
Erin Seger
Health Professions Coordinator



Health Professionals & Public Health Workers SAG


The Health Professionals and Public Health Workers SAG was formed to enhance clinicians’ and public health workers’ abilities to find and use biomedical and health information in practice and in patient education with a special focus on health professionals without access to a medical library, including those working in minority and underrepresented communities, public health workers, community health workers, extension professionals, staff at Area Health Education Centers, rural health clinics, and Federally Qualified Health Centers.


Lisa Fiorentino
Director, Center for Rural Health Practice, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Bradford, PA

Rachel Hersh
Chief Nursing Officer, Metro Community Health Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Carol Nicholas
Project Director, Greater Mercer Public Health Partnership
Lawrenceville, NJ

Erin Streiff
Public Health Program Coordinator, Franklin County Public Health
Malone, NY

Chad Thomas
Communications Outreach Coordinator, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness Program
Philadelphia, PA

J. Olivia Tsistinas
Clinical Outreach Coordinator, Upstate Health Sciences Library, Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY

Alison Wessel
Administrative Librarian, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services Library
New Castle, DE

Debra Youngfelt
Executive Director, Eastcentral/Northeast PA Area Health Education Center
Lehighton, PA