Laura Zeigen

  • Assistant Professor, Library
  • Health Sciences Education and Research Librarian
  • AA.Interprofessional Education
  • Women’s Leadership Development Program (WLDP)


  • B.A., 1987, University of Oregon - Clark Honors College
  • M.A., 2005, Portland State University - History
  • M.L.I.S., 2006, University of Washington Information School
  • M.P.H., 2014, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health - Health Management and Policy
  • Certifications:

    • Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP), Medical Library Association (MLA)

Memberships and associations

  • American Public Health Association (APHA)
  • Association for College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Oregon Library Association (OLA)
  • Oregon Public Health Association (OPHA)
  • Pacific Northwest Chapter / Medical Library Association (PNC/MLA)

Areas of interest

  • Social determinants of health, health equity, population health
  • Public health informatics, evidence-based practice
  • Adult education, learning, and cognition
  • Psychology, motivation, resilience, decision-making, identity, social psychology
  • Human geography, environmental psychology, built environment, GIS
  • Health care systems, access, policy and legistation
  • Systems and systems thinking



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