Gail Kouame

Associate Professor

Gail Kouame

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Administration
Department of Academic and Faculty Affairs: Libraries

Bio

Gail Kouame, MLIS, is the Chair of Research & Education Services at the Greenblatt Library. Ms. Kouame manages the embedded librarian program for the Health Sciences colleges and units.

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  • (706) 721-5163
  • AB 241

Education

  • MLIS, Library and Information Scienc University of Washington, 1999

  • BA, Sociology Willamette University, 1985

Awards & Honors

  • Thomson Reuters/Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award Medical Library Association, 2017

  • Distinguished Service Award for a Board of Trustees Washington Library Association, 1999

Teaching Interests

Evidence-Based Practice; Critical appraisal of research literature; Bibliographic instruction

Research Interests

Health literacy in vulnerable populations; Information needs of nurses in long-term/skilled nursing care; Disaster Informatics

Department Service

  • Libraries Promotion and Tenure Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Clinical Information Librarian Search Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Library Advisory Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Libraries Makerspace Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Libraries Website Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • College of Nursing Academic Affairs Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Phase 1 and 2 Curriculum Committee - MCG 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • University Senate 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • University Strategic Planning, Environmental Analysis Team 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Medical Library Association/Leadership Curriculum Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Medical Library Association, Local Assistance Committee, Volunteer Subcommittee for MLA 2017 Annual Meeting 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Medical Library Association, Abstract Reviewer 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Volunteer Reader at Children's Hospital of Georgia 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Day of Service 2016 - 2016