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Kerry O’Rourke, MLS


School
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Department/Program
Medicine
Year Inducted Phone E-Mail 
2006 732-235-7606 orourke@umdnj.edu
Office Hours
Ms. O’Rourke is available for mentoring in evidence based practice search and appraisal skills; web 2.0 technologies. Email or call Kerry to schedule a consultation.
Biography

Kerry A. O’Rourke, MLS AHIP is the Campus Library Director at Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Ms. O’Rourke obtained an MLS from the School of Communication, Information and Library Science, Rutgers University and a BA from the University of Scranton. Kerry teaches, presents and publishes on the topic of evidence based medicine search and appraisal skills. She co-chaired a task force that developed an online tutorial for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Group on Educational Affairs (GEA) Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) Program. The online tutorial complements the MERC course ‘Searching and Evaluating the Medical Education Literature’. Kerry is a Distinguished Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals.