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About Kristine A Petre, MLS, CM, AHIP

Over 25 years of experience in libraries, literature searching, electronic resources and licensing, intellectual property, institutional repositories and content management.  Over ten years experience managing corporate and medical libraries. 


August 2010 Present Senior Medical Librarian, Lehigh Valley Health Network Library Services
19992008 Electronic Resources Manager/ Business Analyst Content Systems, Rodale Inc. ‐ Library/ Content Systems
June 1991July 1999 Library Director, Easton Hospital ‐ Frank D'Agostino Medlical Library

Curriculum Vitae

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Professional Service and Affiliations

1999 - Present Special Library Association, Special Library Association
1998 - Present The Academy of Health Information Professionals, Senior Member
1991 - Present Medical Library Association, Medical Library Association
2000 - 2001 Toastmaster International, Rodale Chapter, VP Education
1994 - 1999 Chairperson 1994- 1997, 1999, Cooperating Hospital Libraries of the Lehigh Valley
1994 - 1997 CHL representative and Coordinator, Basic Health Sciences Library Network
1988 - 1991 Alpha Beta Alpha, member, 1988-1991; Parliamentarian 1990-1991;, President 1989-1990; Historian 1988-1989
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Honors and Awards

  • AHA Grassroots Advocacy Award, Easton Hospital, 1993
  • Alpha Epsilon Lambda, 1993-1994
  • Alpha Psi Omega, 1990-1991
  • Alpha Beta Alpha, 1988-1991
  • 2016 LVHN Friends of Nursing Award: The Fleming Award for Exemplary Performance Associated with the Nurse Residency Program
  • 2016 BePress IR All-Star recognition from Digital Commons DC Telegraph: Institutional Repository and Open Access


October 2011June 2012 Certificate in Copyright Mangement, Special Library Association
August 1991May 1994 MLS, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania ‐ Library and Information Science
August 1987May 1991 BS in Education, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania ‐ Library and Information Science

Contact Information

1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd.
Body Family Medical Library
Allentown, Pa 18103

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