2012 Faculty

Course Directors  

Connie Schardt, MLS, AHIP
Associate Director for Public Services
Duke University Medical Center Library

Connie is the Associate Director for Research and Education Services at Duke University Medical Center. She is Co-Director of Teaching and Leading EBM: A Workshop for Teachers and Champions of Evidence-Based Medicine, which is a 4 day workshop for clinicians and health professionals. She is co-director of Duke's EBM Course for 3rd year medical students.  And she co-teaches a distance education course at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, called EBM for Medical Librarians.

Connie Schardt

Karen Odato, MSN, MSLIS
Research and Education Librarian
Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries

Karen has been teaching EBM concepts and supporting EBM practice at Dartmouth since 1998. She was the course director and librarian faculty for the Dartmouth Summer Institute in Evidence-Based Psychiatry and Mental Health.  She participated as a librarian faculty at McMaster EBCP annual week-long workshop and attended Duke University's Teaching and Leading EBM workshop. Karen is a co-developer with Jan Glover of the EBM Page Generator and an administrator with Connie Schardt of the EBM Librarian Wiki . Karen and Jan also developed and teach the MLA workshops “Searching in Support of Systematic Reviews” and “Advanced Searching in Support of Systematic Reviews”.

Karen Odato
Additional Faculty  

Pamela Bagley, PhD, MSLIS
Research and Education Librarian
Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries

Pamela is a Research and Education Librarian at Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries. She regularly teaches evidence based practice principles to medical students and clinicians. In 2006, she attended the three-day Workshop on Evidence Based Practice at the Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Practice. Pamela has participated on the Planning Committee and as a faculty librarian in the annual three-day Dartmouth Summer Institute in Evidence-Based Psychiatry and Mental Health since it began in 2006. Pamela's background as a research scientist gives her extensive experience in evaluating and appraising research studies.

Janene Batten, MLS, AHIP
Reference Librarian
Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
Yale University

Janene has extensive experience teaching evidence-based research principles to nursing students through course-integrated instruction. She currently works with nursing faculty, graduate and PhD students, assisting them with all aspects of their research. She also works closely with nursing staff in the hospital setting training them to do research for their clinical setting. Janene has participated in the Teaching and Leading EBM: A Workshop for Teachers and Champions of Evidence-Based Medicine at Duke University. She has developed and taught EBP workshops for nursing librarians.

Janene Batten

Heather Blunt, MSLIS
Research and Education Librarian
Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries

Heather is a Research and Education Librarian at Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School, where she regularly teaches EBM principles and practices to nurses, students and clinicians. She has attended the three-day Workshop on Evidence Based Practice at the Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Practice. Heather has participated as librarian faculty in the annual three-day Dartmouth Summer Institute in Evidence-Based Psychiatry and Mental Health. She co-taught a workshop on creating a participatory evidence-based journal club for the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training.  

Heather Blunt

Jan Glover, MLS, AHIP
Education Services Librarian
Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
Yale University

Jan is the Education Services and Reference Librarian at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale School of Medicine. She has been teaching evidence-based practice principles and techniques to Medical Center students and faculty through course-integrated instruction, workshops, one-on-one sessions or to anyone who will listen. Jan attended the Duke University Medical Center Teaching and Leading EBM workshop and co-developed the EBM Page Generator with Karen Odato. Jan participated in the 2006 and 2007 Dartmouth Summer Institute in Evidence-Based Psychiatry and Mental Health as librarian faculty.

Jan Glover

Jeff Mason, MLIS
Academic Information Coordinator
Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region, Canada

Jeff is a hospital-based librarian providing evidence-based services and instruction to staff and students in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. He has participated as a librarian faculty at McMaster University's week long EBCP workshop. He brings library services to the bedside by rounding with residents on an internal medicine teaching unit. Working in a hospital setting allows him to work closely with physicians, residents, nurses, pharmacists, dieticians, and administrators to support evidence-based health care and provide quality patient care. Jeff currently serves on the board of directors for the Canadian Health Libraries Association as Vice-President.

Jan Glover

Angela Myatt, M.Sc.
Curriculum Liaison Librarian
Briscoe Library
University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio

Angela is Curriculum Liaison Librarian at the Briscoe Library, the University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA). At the University of Cincinnati, Angela was a member of the working group charged with integrating EBM into the medical school curriculum. She has extensive experience teaching evidence based principles and practice to faculty, residents and students in many different settings. She has attended the McMaster EBCP Workshop as librarian faculty since 2005. She co-teaches a distance education course, with Connie Schardt, on EBM for Medical Librarians through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Information and Library Science (SILS). She also has been an instructor at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) workshop Practicing Evidence Based Pediatrics for over 4 years. She has been an advocate of EBM since her days as a Clinical Medical Librarian.

Angela Myatt