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Library Staff

Library Staff By Name | Library Staff By Unit

Claudia DeShay
Name: DeShay, Claudia
Title: Education Program Coordinator
Email: claudia.deshay@utsouthwestern.edu
Phone: 214-648-9020

Library Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the Library’s education offerings.
  • Develop and teach classes and other types of instruction customized to the needs of the campus community.
  • Share responsibility for classes requested through the Library Liaison Program.
  • Provide research assistance via vetted Library databases and other resources.
  • Chaired the Library Liaison Team that developed and launched the Library Liaison Program.

Contact me regarding:

Liaison Areas:

  • Colleges
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Office of Global Health
  • Office of Medical Education
  • Department of Clinical Sciences - Division of Ethics

Areas of Interest:

  • Education
  • Medical Informatics
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Medical Ethics
  • Health Information Literacy
  • Consumer HealthLiterature and Medicine
  • Team-Based Learning


  • Ph.D., Library Science, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas
  • M.L.S. (Master of Library Science), Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas
  • B.A., Sociology, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts

Professional Information:

  • Texas Library Association (TLA)
    • Black Caucus
    • 2013 TLA Programming Committee
    • Professional Issues and Ethics Committee, Co-Chair, 2011-2012
  • HealthLINE

Regular Classes:

Selected Talks and Presentations:

Software Application Skills:

Microsoft Office

More Information: