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Renae Barger

University of Pittsburgh
Associate Vice Chancellor, Health Service Library System
University of Pittsburgh
Renae Barger is the Executive Director for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (MAR). Since 2011, she has been responsible for the leadership, development, administration and evaluation of the regional medical library program, located at the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System, and funded through the National Library of Medicine. The regional medical library develops innovative outreach and education programs to meet the health information needs of library staff, health professionals, community- and faith-based organizations and the public throughout Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Ms. Barger began her career as a medical technologist and clinical lab supervisor. She is currently a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh. She earned a MLIS degree from the University of Pittsburgh, with a specialization in health librarianship and medical informatics, as well as a post-master’s certificate in biomedical informatics as a National Library of Medicine funded trainee. Prior to becoming the Executive Director of MAR, she was the Assistant Director for Access Services at the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System.