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Special Advisory Groups

Ex Officio: Erin Seger
Erin Seger
Health Professions Coordinator
NNLM MAR
ers166@pitt.edu

Minutes

9/19/16

Health Professionals & Public Health Workers SAG

Focus

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.

Membership

Chair: Lynne Williams
Executive Director, Southwest PA AHEC
Co-Founder, Jeremiah's Place
Physician, Hilltop Community Health Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Brian Dawson
Director of Library Development, Office of Commonwealth Libraries, PA State Library
Harrisburg, PA

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

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

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

Angela Thor
Medical Circuit Librarian, Central Library Resources Council
Syracuse, NY

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