About E. Hatheway Simpson
E. Hatheway (Hathy) Simpson, MPH, is the Program Manager of the New England AIDS Education and Training Center (NEAETC), Center for Health Policy and Research, Commonwealth Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School. The goal of the program is to provide education, skills building, and clinical mentoring to health care professionals who care for individuals living with HIV/AIDS, as well as to promote prevention strategies. Hathy supports the day-to-day operations of the NEAETC Regional Office including project support and coordination of program activities. Prior to joining NEAETC, Hathy was the Public Health Coordinator for the Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School. She managed the Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce (Public Health Partners) Project, a national collaborative project supported by the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology, National Library of Medicine, NIH, to help the public health workforce find and use information effectively to improve and protect the public’s health. Hathy provided outreach and education services to public health professionals, students, and health information specialists on finding and using evidence-based information resources. She developed the Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health web portal and managed a research study that assessed the information needs of public health professionals. Hathy holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Connecticut Health Center and a B.A. in Biology from Colby College.
|2016 ‐ Present||Program Manager, New England AIDS Education and Training Center (NEAETC), University of Massachusetts Medical School ‐ Center for Health Policy and Research, Commonwealth Medicine|
|2002 ‐ 2016||Public Health Project Coordinator, Public Health Information Specialist, University of Massachuetts Medical School ‐ Lamar Soutter Library|
|2000 ‐ 2001||Research, Education, and Information Services Associate, University of Massachusetts Medical School ‐ Lamar Soutter Library|
|1989 ‐ 1993||Research Assistant, University of Connecticut Health Center ‐ Department of Pathology|
|1986 ‐ 1989||Assistant Scientist, Schering-Plough ‐ Department of Biotechnology|
|1985 ‐ 1986||Research Technician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ‐ Division of Tumor Immunology|
Honors and Awards
- National Library of Medicine Honor Award. In recognition and appreciation of exceptional service by a contractor. National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, December, 2011.
- Public Health/Health Administration Research Award. Awarded for the best paper in the field of public health or health administration librarianship by the Public Health/Health Administration section of the Medical Library Association, May 2007.
- Citation for Outstanding Performance. In recognition of demonstrated exemplary work performance. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, October 2006.
- Employee of Distinction. In recognition of outstanding performance and dedicated service. University of Massachusetts Medical School, April 2006.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
New England AIDS Education and Training Center (NEAETC)
Center for Health Policy and Research, Commonwealth Medicine
333 South Street; 13E734
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Presentations and Posters (16)
PHPartners.org: Single Point Access to Credible Public Health Information
National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NN/LM NER) Repository (2015)
Webinar presentation that provided an overview of public health information resources available from the public health web portal, PHPartners.org, including ...
Providing Information across Multiple Devices to the Public Health Workforce ...
Library Publications and Presentations (2015)
Public health workers are increasingly using mobile technology to access information. PHPartners.org, the web portal of the Partners in Information ...
Healthy People 2020 Structured Evidence Queries: Facilitating Access to Published ...
National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NN/LM NER) Repository (2013)
Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) provides national objectives to guide health promotion and disease prevention efforts in the United States. Public ...
Evidence-Based Public Health: Identifying and Using Information Resources
National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NN/LM NER) Repository (2012)
Public health evidence-based practice involves using the best available evidence to make informed public health practice decisions. This webinar introduced ...
Public Health Resources and Outreach: National Network of Libraries of ...
National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NN/LM NER) Repository (2009)
Describes the work of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region, and Partners in Information Access for ...
Evidence-Based Public Health: Findings from a Research Project and Resources ...
Library Publications and Presentations (2006)
This presentation to the University of Massachusetts Medical School Preventive Medicine Residency Program presents an introduction to evidence-based public health ...
Publications and Reports (5)
The Emergence of Penicillin-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Connecticut and an ...
Library Publications and Presentations (1998)
In this paper I will present background information on the emergence of drug-resistant S. pneumoniae and information regarding laboratory methods ...