Nancy Patterson

 

 


Nancy Patterson, MLS
Outreach and Education Coordinator

Contact: npatters@hshsl.umaryland.edu
Phone: 410-706-2855 

Responsibilities:

Nancy is responsible for planning and coordinating outreach and education programs for the region. She teaches a wide variety of classes, working with partners from community groups to information professionals. She is passionate about health literacy, which underpins all her outreach efforts and promotes empowerment through advocacy, education and information access.

Professional Interests:

Nancy has served as Community Outreach Coordinator for the Southeastern Atlantic Region since 2009 and is now an Outreach and Education Coordinator. She has had the pleasure of working in public, museum and medical libraries for over 20 years and looks forward to many more adventures in librarianship.

Professional passions for Nancy are promoting equal access to information and health literacy and providing information outreach to underserved populations.

Education:

MLS, University of Maryland 2003
BA, University of Maryland 1985

Just for Fun:

Travel tip (learned the hard way): When travelling from severe winter weather to the Caribbean and parking at the airport’s satellite lot, LEAVE YOUR PARKA IN THE CAR!