Carolyn K. Bridgewater, MLIS, MSW, AHIP

Associate Librarian / Associate Professor
School of Allied Health Liaison

433 Bolivar Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-568-6104
Email: cbridg@lsuhsc.edu

Degrees

Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS) - 1992 
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge

Master of Social Work (MSW) - 1997
Southern University - New Orleans


Licensure

Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
as mandated by the Louisiana Board of Social Work Examiners


Certifications

Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)
MLA professional development and career recognition program.

Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS)
Level II Designation; MLA - approved.


Member of

Medical Library Association (MLA)
Health Sciences Library Association of Louisiana (HSLAL)


Teaching:

School of Allied Health Liaison
General Library Orientation


Committees / Administrative

Acquisitions / Collection Development
Public Services: Reference Section
School Liaison Program


Contributed Papers / Posters

Ralph LY, Guillot LC, Bishop M, Bridgewater C, Kerdolff K, Knapp M, Schiavo J, Strother E, Swearingen W. Transformations Post Katrina: Lions and Tigers Share a Den. Contributed paper presented at the Medical Library Association annual meeting; May 19 - 24, 2006; Phoenix, Arizona. In: MLA '06 Abstracts Supplement to the Official Program, located at:http://www.mlanet.org/am/am2006/pdf/2006abstracts.pdf

"Model Methodology: Librarians' Toolbox for Core Journal Selection", Carolyn K. Bridgewater, Pauline O. Fulda, Kathryn E. Kerdolff, and Hanna K. Kwasik, LA State University Health Sciences Center Library, New Orleans, LA and Julie H. Schiavo, LA State University Health Sciences Center Dental Library, New Orleans, LA. Triple Chapter/Medical Library Association (MC,SC,SCC/MLA); Annual Meeting, 2001, October 24-28; New Orleans, LA, located athttp://sccmla.org/Meetings/mtgs_previous.html#2001

Slyly (not slightly) Shifting Serials", Carolyn Bridgewater, Tom Finicle and Pauline Fulda, LA State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA. South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association (SCC/MLA); 26th Annual Meeting, 1999, October 22-26; Norman, Oklahoma


Invited Scientific Presentations

2014 School of Library and Information Science, College of Human Sciences & Education
Louisiana State University: Science & Technology Resources class (LIS 7202) via Adobe Connect, December 4 2014

2013 Lousiana Library Association, Annual Conference, Baton Rouge: "NLM's Key Resources for Seniors," March 7, 2013

2012 Louisiana Geriatrics Society, 13th Annual Geriatric and Gerontology Update Conference, New Orleans: "National Library of Medicine (NLM) Updates: Explore, Research and Learn about Clinical Resources for Older Adults," October 11, 2012


Grants

2004 to present - Resource Library Outreach; sponsor: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (NN/LM SCR), Houston Academy of Medicine, TX Medical Center Library, Houston, TX.

Technology Improvement Project (TIP) Award, 2011-2012
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (NN/LM SCR)
Houston Academy of Medicine, TX Medical Center Library, Houston, TX, Contractor


Awards / Honors

National Library of Medicine, Georgia Biomedical Informatics Fellowship Program, September 11-17, 2016  (Fully supported by the National Library of Medicine, NIH)

National Network Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (NN/LM SCR), Professional Development Award, November, 2013

National Network Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (NN/LM SCR), Professional Development Award, November, 2010

National Network Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (NN/LM SCR), Professional Development Award, November, 2008


Research Interests

Evidence Based Practice: Allied Health

Informatics Areas: Clinical, Consumer and Public Health

Interprofessional Education


Updated July 2017