Health Informatics Program

University of North Texas

Department of Library and Information Sciences

College of Information, Library Science, and Technologies

 

 

 

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The increasing role of information technology in health-related fields has created a growing need for health information professionals.  The new trends provide opportunities to move beyond the boundaries of the workplace, take new responsibilities, and operate in a more dynamic mode within the work environment.  Closely related to this is the growing need for health information professionals who form the hub of health information networks and systems, working closely with health professional teams.  

 

Career path opportunities exist in:

  • Medical libraries

  • Public libraries

  • Hospitals and nursing facilities

  • Clinical settings

  • Rural medicine

  • Telemedicine

  • Public health sector 

  • Government agencies

  • Corporations 

  • Research laboratories

  • Biomedical companies

  • Pharmaceutical companies

Some of our students have gone to work in a variety of health-related settings.  The following are some examples of job placements: 

  • Supervisor of Knowledge Resources, Mary Kay, Inc.

  • Systems Librarian, Health Sciences Library, Baylor College of Dentistry 

  • Library Coordinator, C.B. Sacher Health Sciences Library, St. Paul Medical Center

  • Medical Librarian, Health Sciences Library, Methodist Hospital of Dallas

  • Medical Informatics Coordinator, Dept. of Family Medicine, UNT-Health Science Center at Fort Worth

  • Outreach Librarian, Medical Research Library, The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler

  • Web Librarian, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library

  • Assistant Director of Systems and Informatics, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library

  • Trainer, Ovid Technologies, Inc.

  • Software Systems Supervisor, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

  • Faculty Associate, Dept. of Family Practice and Community Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

  • Librarian, Veteran's Administration North Texas Health Care System

  • Director, Learning Resources Center, Louise Herrington School of Nursing

  • Director of Informatics for Medical Education, Medical Sciences Library, Texas A&M University

  • Director, Health Sciences Library, Norman Regional Hospital

  • Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Studies, The University of Alabama

  • Vice President and Chief Information Officer, St. Vincent's Hospital

  • Associate Professor, School of Information Technology, Georgia Southern University

  • Bibliographic Writer, Library Services, Majors Scientific Books

  • Manager, North Lake Community Library, Irving Public Libraries

  • Radiology Librarian, Dept. of Radiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

  • Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University

  • Assistant Director for Electronic Services, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Research Medical Library

                     


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This page was last modified on 09/07/2012 by Jodi Philbrick

Health Informatics Program

University of North Texas

Department of Library and Information Sciences

1155 Union Circle #311068

Denton, TX 76203

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