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John Gallagher

Director, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

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John Gallagher


As director of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, John Gallagher provides leadership and is responsible for the overall administration, organization, and development of the Medical Library, which strives to provide the Medical Center community with information and services that enhance teaching and learning, advance biomedical research, and improve clinical decision-making and the quality of patient care. He has overseen a major renovation of the library and the launch of several critical new services, including the Bioinformatics and Data Science/Services programs. He is a member of the Yale University Library Executive Committee and nationally served as chair of the Medical Library Association’s MLA InSight Initiative, a thought leadership initiative that brings information providers and medical librarians together to address issues of mutual interest related to scientific scholarly communication.For further information, see:

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