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About Barbara A. Wood

Barbara A. Wood, MLIS, joined PCOM in July 2020.  She is Associate Director of Education and Engagement of the PCOM Georgia Campus, and manages the Library Liaisons. Previously she served as Associate Professor Graduate Librarian for Health and Human Services at Kennesaw State University.  In addition she has served as Education Librarian at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, as Public Services Librarian at the University of South Florida School of Medicine. She began her career at the Public Libraries of Saginaw (Michigan) and earned her Masters Degree at Wayne State University.  Her research interests include Artificial Intelligence, job burnout, time-management, improving librarian presentation/teaching skills through peer feedback, and recruiting minorities to academic librarianship.


2020 - Present Associate Director, Education and Engagement, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine PCOM Library
2016 - 2020 Associate Professor, Graduate Librarian for the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services, Kennesaw State University ‐ University Library System

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • • Co-author of Library Services & Technology Act, Patient Education Kiosk, USF Morsani Center $50,000.00, [2010], Beverly Shattuck First Author
  • • Co-author American Library Association Carnegie-Whitney Grant. Develop and publish pathfinder Clinical Trials 101: Resources for Alzheimer’s Patients and their Caregivers, $5,000.00 [2010], Beverly Shattuck First Author.
  • • Author Medical Library Association, Creative Promotions Award, $5,000.00 [2005]

Contact Information

P: (678) 225-7541


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