ANDREA WRIGHT

Clinical/Technical Services Librarian, Associate Professor

Department(s):
Health Sciences Library

Phone: 205-348-1335

Email: alwright1@ua.edu

Andrea Wright, MLIS is associate professor and clinical/technical services librarian in the Health Sciences Library at the College of Community Health Sciences. Wright is responsible for supporting evidence-based practice in the clinical environment, providing access to the latest research to support patient care. She also collaborates in research and publishing efforts at the college, provides instructional support in research and evidence-based medicine, and manages online access to library resources.

Wright earned her master’s degree in Library and Information Studies from the University of Alabama and a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of North Alabama. She spent nine years offering research support and evidence-based medicine education as a technology and information services librarian at the University of South Alabama Biomedical Library before serving for a year as digital projects librarian at the University of Alabama. In 2014, Wright received a Georgia/National Library of Medicine Biomedical Informatics Fellowship. Her interests include research and data management, technology and informatics services in libraries, reducing health disparities, and evidence-based healthcare. She is a member of the Medical Library Association.