Friday, July 9, 2010

Welcome our new Educational Services Librarian, Elaine Hicks.

Elaine Hicks will be the Educational Services Librarian at the Matas Library of the Health Sciences.

Elaine received her B.S. from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Southern Illinois University; her Master of Public Health—Community Health Sciences—from Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM); and her MSLIS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Most of her career has been spent in the Cook County (Chicago) Department of Public Health as Emergency Preparedness Education Coordinator and prior to that Director of Community and School Health Education. Her library and information science work experience has taken place in the University of Illinois-Chicago Health Sciences Library; the National Library of Medicine; the Medical Library of St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, IL, and the Health Learning Center of Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Since 2004 she has served on the Tulane University SPHTM Alumni Board; she is President-Elect of that body