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About Mary E. Piorun

Background: Mary Piorun, PhD is the Associate Director for Library Operations at the Lamar Soutter Library of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Associate Director of NN/LM New England Region. Before joining UMass in 1999, Mary was a systems librarian at the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Rockville, MD, and served in various other professional and intern positions in libraries in Maryland and Washington, D.C. Mary received her MSLS from the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. and a Masters in Business Administration at Bentley College. In May 2008, Mary received the W. Michael Hoffman Prize for Business Ethics from the Bentley College, Center for Business Ethics. In January 2014, Mary completed a PhD in Managerial Leadership at Simmons College. Mary is a member of the Medical Library Association, the American Library Association, and the Association of College and Research Libraries New England Chapter.

Areas of Interest: Library Administration, Leadership and Management, Integrated Library Systems, Digital Repositories, Scanning/Digitization Programs, Process Improvement, Library Technologies, Internet.


Present Associate Director, Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Curriculum Vitae


MSLS, The Catholic University of America ‐ Graduate School of Library and Information Science
PhD, Simmons College ‐ Graduate School of Library and Information Science
MBA, Bentley University ‐ McCallum Graduate School of Business
BA, Assumption College

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