Patricia Gallagher has been a Librarian in NICHSR (National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology since 2012.  As part of her responsibilities, she works on “Health Service Research Information Center,” a web portal with current information relevant to health economics, policy and access, and on HSRProj, NICHSR’s database of projects in progress.   Prior to that, Patricia was Senior User Services Librarian at the New York Academy of Medicine, where she worked for 16 years.  She also worked as Associate Director at Beth Israel Medical Center and as Librarian at the Helene Fuld School of Nursing (both in New York City).   While at NYAM, she served as a liaison and Librarian Coordinator to the Section on Evidence-based Health Care for their EBHC workshop; as the managing editor for NOAH: New York Online Access to Health (a quality-filtered, bilingual consumer health portal), and was on the project since the planning stages. She has presented and published on topics related to EBM, History of Medicine, and Consumer Health. Patricia has an M.L.S. from Queens College, and an MA from Hunter College, is a Distinguished Member of Academy of Health Information Professionals; and is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and of the Medical Library Association.

Authored by Patricia Gallagher, M.L.S., M.A., AHIP

Professional Development

Back to School: Enhance your Research with HSR Methods, Tools, and Resources from the National Library of Medicine

This seminar provides an overview of resources and use cases provided by the National Library of Medicine’s National Information Center on Health Services Research (NICHSR) to support the HSR community. Developed with students and faculty in mind, the session helps students understand the field of Health Services research (HSR) and introduces resources to support coursework and independent research projects, with step-by-step instructions.