OHSU

Stephanie Kerns

stephanie

Associate University Librarian
Information & Research Services

503-494-3478
kernss@ohsu.edu


Education

  • M.L.S. Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, May 1995
  • B.A. English with Certificate in Women’s Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, May 1993

Previous Experience

  • 2012-2013, Head of Information and Access Services, Hirsh Health Sciences Library, Tufts University, Boston MA
  • 2003-2012, Head of Education and Outreach Department/Curriculum Librarian, Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University, Chicago IL
  • 2001-2003, Head of Learning Resources Center/Curriculum Librarian, Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University, Chicago IL
  • 2000-2001, Education Librarian, Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University, Chicago IL
  • 1999-2000, Instructional Services Librarian and Natural Science Liaison Pepperdine University, Payson Library, Malibu, CA
  • 1998-2000, Reference Librarian (part-­time position), California State University, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1998-1999, Reference/Instructional Services Librarian (fixed-­‐term contract position), University of Southern California, Science & Engineering Library, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1997-1998, Information Specialist (fixed­‐term contract position), University of Southern California, Norris Medical Library, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1995-1997, Reference Librarian Georgetown University Medical Center Library, Washington, DC

Teaching

  • Problem Based Learning/EBM Curriculum, Tufts School of Medicine, 2012-2013
  • Information Literacy Unit Director, Medical Decision Making I, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2001‐2012
  • Problem Based Learning Curriculum, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2002­‐2012
  • Faculty Development programs, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, PBL Faculty Information Management, Blackboard, Copyright, TurningPoint Audience Response System, EndNote and Creating Posters using PowerPoint, 2001‐2012
  • Adjunct Faculty, Dominican University, School of Library and Information Science, River Forest, IL. Health Sciences Librarianship, LIS780, 2006‐2008

Committees and Professional Organizations

  • Medical Library Association, 1998­‐present
  • MLA Technology Advisory Committee, 2012­‐present
  • Educational Media and Technologies Section/MLA, 2001‐present (2004 Chair-­‐Elect, 2005 Chair)
  • Public Services Section/MLA, 2005-­2007
  • Midwest Chapter/Medical Library Association, 2000-­2007
  • Doody’s Core Title List Selector, Histology/Cell Biology and Physiology, 2004-­2008
  • Central Group on Educational Affairs, Libraries in Medical Education, 2007-­2012

Publications

  • Kerns SC. Medical Education and Mobile Technology: The Next 100 Years. Against the Grain. Dec 2011/Jan 2012;23(6):32,34.
  • O’Dwyer L, Kerns SC. Evolution of an Information Literacy Curriculum for Third-­‐Year Medical Students. Med Ref Serv Q. 2011 Jul;30(3):221-­32.
  • Kerns SC. Technological Tools for Library User Education: One Library’s Experience. Med Ref Serv Q. 2007 Fall;26(3):105-­14.
  • Walton L, Kerns S, Munson K, O'Dwyer L, Powell C, Shedlock J. The Impact of the Web on Reference. Hypothesis. 2002 Summer;16(2):8-­9.
  • Kerns SC. Information Literacy Instruction: Theory and Practice. [Book Review] J Med Libr Assoc. 2002 July;90(3): 351.

Presentations

  • Kerns SC. Information Management Competencies: Partnering with Faculty to Assess Information Literacy Skills. 2nd Biennial Kathleen A. Zar Symposium, University of Chicago. Chicago, IL. June 3, 2011
  • Kerns SC. [Invited Speaker] 2011 Updates from the Medical Library: Helpful Tips for Practicing Physicians. 47th Annual The Year in Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Chicago, IL. January 19, 2011.
  • Kerns SC. [Invited Speaker] Screentastic! Screencasting for Librarians. Reference Librarians Association Continuing Education Committee, North Suburban Library System Sponsored Panel Presentation. Wheeling, IL. April 22, 2010. http://www.slideshare.net/sckerns/screencasting-­‐for-­‐ an-­‐academic-­‐library-­‐audience
  • Kerns SC, Rethlefsen M, Rusch R. [Panel Discussion] New Pressures on Professionalism: Social Networking and Its Impact on Medical Students and Education. Central Group on Educational Affairs, Libraries in Medical Education Sponsored SIG Panel Discussion. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. March 27, 2009.
  • Kerns SC, Altman M, Khandelwal S, Powell C. [Panel Discussion] Outcomes Assessment: Librarian/Faculty Partnerships in Medical Education. Central Group on Educational Affairs, Libraries in Medical Education Sponsored SIG Panel Discussion. Ohio State University. Columbus, OH. April 12, 2008.
  • Kerns SC, Garcia P. Teaching and Assessing Information Literacy in an OB-­‐GYN Clerkship. [Presentation] Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Faculty Development Seminar. Amelia Island, FL. January 7, 2007.
  • Kerns SC. Instructional Technology: Leading Trends in User Education. [Keynote Speaker] Association of North Carolina Health and Science Libraries Spring Meeting. UNC-­‐Charlotte. Charlotte, NC. May 5, 2006.
  • Kerns SC, Berendsen M, O’Dwyer L. Creating Web Tutorials Using Flash. [Presentation] Chicago Area Instruction Librarians’ Group. Roosevelt University. Chicago, IL. February 13, 2004.
  • Walton L, Kerns SC, Munson K, O'Dwyer L, Powell C, Shedlock J. The Impact of the Web on Reference, [Paper Presentation] MLA Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. May 17-­22, 2002.

Posters

  • O’Dwyer L, Kerns SC. Creating Connections: Information Literacy in the Clinical Curriculum. [Poster Presentation] MLA Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. May 22-­26, 2010.
  • Frisque M, Kappes R, Shedlock J, Nickisch Duggan H, Brucker J, Kerns SC, Munson K. Infusing New Life Into Old Spaces. [Poster Presentation] MLA Annual Meeting. Honolulu, HI. May 15-­20, 2009.
  • Nickisch Duggan H, Shedlock J, Kerns SC. Results of a Survey on Organizational Flattening in Academic Health Sciences Libraries. [Poster Presentation] MLA Annual Meeting. Honolulu, HI. May 15-­20, 2009.
  • Brucker J, Kerns SC, Walton LJ, Shedlock J. A Catalyst for Technological Transformation: The Library’s Role in Instructional Technology. [Poster Presentation] MLA Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ. May 19-­24, 2006.
  • Berendsen M, Kerns SC. Enhancing E-­‐Learning Through the Use of Training Videos. [Poster Presentation] MLA Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ. May 19-­24, 2006.
  • O’Dwyer L, Kerns SC, Berendsen M, Brucker J. Where’s your Evidence? Designing and Creating an Interactive Evidence-­‐based Medicine (EBM) Tutorial. [Poster Presentation] MLA Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX. May 13-­18, 2005.
  • Munson K, Walton L, O’Dwyer L, Kerns SC, Berendsen M. Connectivity and Computer Questions: Improving Practice Through Question Analysis. [Poster Presentation] MLA Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. May 22-­26, 2004.
  • Kerns SC, O’Dwyer L, Walton L, Munson K, Berendsen M, Brucker J, Frisque M, Hunt S. Developing and Interactive PubMed Tutorial: One Library’s Experience. [Poster Presentation] MC/MLA Annual Meeting. Indianapolis, IN. September 19-­22, 2003.
  • Kerns SC. Collaborating with Faculty: Integrating the Library into the Medical School Curriculum. [Poster Presentation] MLA Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. May 2-­7, 2003.
  • Kerns SC, O’Dwyer L, Munson K. Marketing an Education Program to an Academic Medical Center. [Poster Presentation] MC/MLA Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. September 27-­October 1, 2002.
  • O’Dwyer L, Kerns SC, Walton L, Munson K, Powell C. Is your web site as usable as it should be? [Poster Presentation] MC/MLA Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. September 27-­October 1, 2002.
  • Kerns SC, O’Dwyer L. Marketing a Health Sciences Library's Education Program [Poster Presentation] MLA Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. May 17-­22, 2002.
  • O’Dwyer L, Kerns SC, Walton L, Munson K, Powell C. Usability Testing of a Health Sciences Library Web Site [Poster Presentation] MLA Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. May 17-­22, 2002.
  • Kerns SC, Gillaspy M. Roots and Wings for End Users [Poster Presentation] MC/MLA Annual Meeting. Milwaukee, WI. October 5-­8, 2001.