Don serves as the Health Informationist at the University of Cincinnati (UC) Health Sciences Library. In this position Don works as the liaison to the UC Medical Center (UCMC). Don assists clinical care staff with grant writing, literature searching, systematic reviews and outcomes based projects. Don also provides library instruction on clinical data capture tools, library databases and citation management software.
Immediately preceding his appointment at UC, Don completed the National Library of Medicine’s Associate Fellowship Program. This early career success was made possible by a strong academic foundation. Don earned two graduate degrees from Kent State University. These degrees include a MLIS and an MS in Information Architecture Knowledge Management with a focus in Health Informatics. Don also holds a BS in Journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.
During his academic career, Don successfully completed two Association of Research Libraries diversity programs: the Career Enhancement Program (CEP) and the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW). He is also a proud recipient of an American Library Association Spectrum Scholarship.
● Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap)
● Pedagogy and Learning Outcomes for Clinical Care Staff
● Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Libraries
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