Elaine Russo Martin, MSLS, DA, is director of the Lamar Soutter Library of the
University of Massachusetts Medical School. The library serves under contract by the
National Library of Medicine as the Regional Medical Library for the six New England
States and Dr. Martin also serves as the director of that program. Before joining UMass,
Dr. Martin was director of the health sciences library at the University of Illinois at
Chicago and served in various other professional positions in medical school libraries in
Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Washington state. Dr. Martin received her MSLS from the
Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. and her doctorate in library science
administration from Simmons College, Boston, MA.
Dr. Martin's research interests include: biomedical informatics; consumer health
informatics; assessing the information needs of public health workforce; evidence-based
public health; and organizational development, in particular leadership and teamwork as
they apply to medical libraries.
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