Kilham appointed public services health sciences librarian
Jan. 24, 2014 - Jessica Kilham has been appointed public services health sciences librarian.
In her new role, Kilham will serve as the Edward and Barbara Netter Library liaison to the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, where she will support the curricular and educational needs of the University and provide instruction on information literacy.
Before coming to Quinnipiac, Kilham was an information and education services librarian at the University of Connecticut Health Center's Lyman Maynard Stowe Library. While there, she served as the department liaison to the university's School of Dental Medicine and designed and delivered instructional sessions on biomedical information.
Kilham is a past president of the Connecticut Association of Health Sciences Librarians and is a member of the Medical Library Association.
"This position is a new and interesting opportunity to be part of the new medical library and school," said Kilham. "I'm looking forward to developing partnerships with students, faculty and staff that will support the information needs of the community."
Kilham earned her bachelor's degree from Southern Connecticut State University, her master's degree in library and information science from Simmons College in Boston, Mass. and her certificate of advanced study in health sciences librarianship from the University of Pittsburgh.