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Kristine Alpi

Kristine M. Alpi became University Librarian in December 2018.  A 1997-98 Associate Fellow of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), Alpi served as an Educational Collaborator with the National Center for Biotechnology Information, steering committee member of the Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce, member of the NLM Planning Panel on Clinical & Public Health Information Systems for the 21st Century, and member of the NLM Biomedical Library and Informatics Review Committee Grant Study Section from 2011-2015 where she continues as an ad-hoc reviewer. Alpi teaches in the Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education program, previously chaired the Research Section and Public Health/Health Administration Section of MLA, served on the MLA Board of Directors from 2014-2016, and has mentored two MLA Rising Stars.

Areas of interest

  • Interprofessional Education and Educational Research
  • Health Literacy
  • Public Health Informatics
  • Team Dynamics and Team Science
  • Library Leadership and Administration
  • One Health (Human-Animal-Environmental Health Interactions)
  • Scholarly Communication, Copyright, and Author's Intellectual Property


  • B.A., Indiana University, Bloomington Indiana United States 1995
  • M.L.S., Indiana University, Bloomington Indiana United States 1996
  • M.P.H., Hunter College, City University of New York, New York New York United States 2003
  • Ph.D., North Carolina State University, Raleigh North Carolina United States 2018
  • Fellowship:

    • Associate Fellow, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 1997-98
  • Certifications:

    • Academy of Health Information Professionals-Distinguished

Honors and awards

  • Librarians without Borders® Ursula Poland International Scholarship (2018)
  • Mid-Atlantic Chapter-MLA Annual Meeting. 1st Place Research Paper Award (2017)
  • Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Award
  • Beta Phi Mu Membership
  • Phi Beta Kappa Membership

Memberships and associations

  • Medical Library Association
  • American Medical Informatics Association
  • American Library Association

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