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Reference & Liaison Librarian
Health Science Center Library
Mary Edwards, MLIS, EdD, AHIP is the Distance Learning and Liaison Librarian at the University of Florida Health Science Center Libraries, where she has worked since 2004. Mary attended college at Mercer University (Macon, Georgia) where she received a Bachelor of Arts in history, in 2001 and holds a master’s degree from the University of South Florida (2003) in library and information science. In 2011 she earned a doctorate (EdD) in Educational Technology from the University of Florida.
In addition to supporting distance education, Mary liaises to a number of clinical and research departments in the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health and Health Professions. As part of her liaison duties Mary collaborates on instruction and research with faculty from her departments and is currently teaching in the course “Interdisciplinary Family Health”, which is the cornerstone of the university’s inter-professional education program. In addition to her library specific publications, she has co-authored a systematic review (on using video feedback in medical education) and book chapter (on assessing the learning needs of medical students) with faculty from the Department of Anesthesiology. Mary’s research interests include instructional design, online teaching and learning, distance education, program evaluation, and new literacies including media, digital, and information.
Monday, May 29
1:35 PM – 1:50 PM
Monday, May 29
5:00 PM – 6:25 PM
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