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About James E. Andrews, Ph.D.

Dr. Jim Andrews is Director of the School of Information at the University of South Florida, and an Associate Professor of Information Science.  He received his Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science from the University of Missouri – Columbia, where he also earned a Master’s in Library and Information Science. Dr. Andrews’ doctoral work was supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM) as a Predoctoral Medical Informatics Fellow in the University of Missouri’s School of Medicine. His research and teaching fall broadly within the areas of health informatics and information science, with particular interests in health-related information behaviors in the context of cancer genetics, and terminology and data standards in clinical research. He reviews for various information science and health informatics journals, and is active in various professional and academic associations, including: the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA);  ASIST, SIG Cabinet Deputy Director; former Secretary for the Science and Technology Libraries Section, IFLA; former Chair of the Medical Library Education Section, MLA; within ALISE; and has served on the Executive Boards for the Florida Library Association as well as the Tampa Bay Library Consortium. Dr. Andrews is a co-author on a number of peer-reviewed articles and has presented nationally and internationally at various meetings and events.
My Curriculum Vita can be found: HERE.


Present Director and Associate Professor, University of South Florida

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Office: CIS 2015
Phone: 813.974.2108


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