Elaine Thornton

Assistant Director for the History of Health Sciences
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Dr. Elaine Thornton joined the Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) as the Assistant Director for the History of Health Sciences. Elaine brings with her 18 years of experience in both public and academic libraries along with an Ed.D. in adult learning and two Masters degrees, one in History and the other in Library Science.

In this position, Elaine will lead EHSL to realize our goal to make our amazing History of Health Sciences collection known and used nationally. In addition, she will serve as a member of our Clinical, Research, and Education Team where she will provide research support and information literacy training to health sciences faculty, staff, students, and clinicians.