Sandy Oelschlegel is the Director of the Preston Medical Library and Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee – Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville & UT Health Sciences Center, Memphis. Ms. Oelschlegel came to Preston Medical Library in 2003 after 13 years as a veterinary librarian at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine (now Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine) in Massachusetts. She received a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from University of Massachusetts as a pre-vet student, and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from University of Rhode Island. Sandy is member of the MLA’s Association Health Information Professionals at the distinguished level.
Focus Areas: Information Needs and Patterns in an Academic Medical Center | Health Information Needs and Relationship to Socioeconomic Factors | Health Information Disparities | Health Information Literacy | Evaluation of Medical Library Services and Resources | Integration of Information Services and Resources into Clinical Decision Making
Skills and Expertise: Researching the Medical and Scientific Literature