Library and Learning Resources Committee

Library and Learning Resources Committee


The purpose of the Learning and Learning Resources Committee is to provide guidance to the Director of the UMW Library in the areas of:

  1. library mission,
  2. library policy,
  3. library functions,
  4. acquisition of additional resources for the library,
  5. management and acquisition of learning resources for the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and
  6. consideration of archiving functions that may be part of the library mission.

Reports to: Faculty and Executive Councils

Meets: The 3rd Tuesday of every other month from 1-2 p.m.

Term: 3 years

Current Members (2015-2016):

  • Chair: Bruce Barton, Ph.D., Quantitative Health Sciences, 508-856-8191
  • Catherine Dube, Ed.D.*, Quantitative Health Sciences
  • Eustathia Lela Giannaris, Ph.D., Radiology
  • Janet Hale, Ph.D., R.N., Graduate School of Nursing
  • Gang Han, Ph.D., Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
  • Leslie Harrold, M.D., M.P.H., Orthopedics
  • Sarwat Hussain, M.D., Radiology
  • Joan Kheder, M.D.*, Medicine
  • Robert Weinstein, M.D.*, Medicine
  • Gregory Wolf, CIO, UMW


Worcester District Medical Society Representative:
  • Peter B. Schneider, M.D., Medicine & Nuclear Medicine
Ex-Officio Members:
  • Elaine R. Martin, D.A., Director of Library Services
  • Mary Piorun, Ph.D.*, Associate Director
  • Regina Raboin, MSLIS*, Associate Director

*Alternates for Elaine Martin

  • Andrea Delaney, Ed.M.*, Information Technology

*Alternate for Greg Wolf

Student Representatives:
  • Katherine Mallett, SOM
  • Emily Thornton, SOM
  • Jason Yang, GSBS



Last updated: 09/23/2015 09:27:20