Kathel Dunn has joined the NLM as Associate Fellowship Program Coordinator, replacing Barbara Rapp, who served for seven outstanding years as Program Coordinator before moving to the Office of Health Information Programs Development (OHIPD) in January 2008.
Dunn comes to NLM from the New York University Medical Center where she was Associate Director of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region for the past two years. Prior to that, she was the Associate Director of Public Services at the Ehrman Medical Library at NYU.
She has a bachelor’s degree in history from Mary Washington College and earned her MLS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is completing her dissertation for a doctorate in Library Science from Rutgers.
In addition to her extensive experience in reference, document delivery and circulation services, Dunn has been involved in planning, designing and delivering instructional modules and training classes to librarians, staff, and students. She is currently an adjunct Instructor in Health Sciences Librarianship at Queens College, New York.