McKnight approved for Distinguished Level in Academy of Health Information Professionals

11/21/14

LSU School of Library & Information Science Associate Professor Dr. Michelynn McKnight was recently approved for membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) at the Distinguished Level, the highest credential, on behalf of the Medical Library Association (MLA).

“We congratulate Michelynn on achieving this important recognition and demonstrating the highest standards of professional practice,” said Kathleen Combs, MLA Director of Professional Development.

Dr. McKnight has been at the School of Library & Information Science since 2004.

“The LSU School of Library and Information Science is a highly rated professional MLIS program with a respected health sciences librarianship specialization,” said McKnight. “I enjoy the collegiality of the LIS school's faculty and the wonderful graduate students we have. I am also delighted with the successful and exciting careers of our alumni.”

McKnight’s research interests are healthcare providers' information behavior and innovative information services improvised during community-wide disasters.

AHIP is MLA’s peer-reviewed professional development and career recognition credentialing program. The AHIP credential denotes the highest standards of professional competency and achievement in the field of health care information.

 

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The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. Formed in 2012, CHSE brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The College is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 977 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs.

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