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kathykerdolff

Kathryn E. Kerdolff, MLIS, AHIP

Reference Librarian/Assistant Professor
School of Medicine Liaison

433 Bolivar Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-568-6102
Email: kkerdo@lsuhsc.edu
LinkedIn: Kathryn E. Kerdolff

 

Degrees:

Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS) - 1989
Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge


Certification:

Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) - Distinguished level
        MLA professional development and career recognition program

Medical Education Research Certification (MERC)
        Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
        Group on Educational Affairs (GEA) certificate program


Member of:

LSUHSC Academy for the Advancement of Educational Scholarship
Master Teacher
Medicine Executive Council
Co-Chair, Communications Committee

Medical Library Association (MLA)

South Central Chapter/Medical Library Association

Health Sciences Library Association of Louisiana (HSLAL)


Grants:

(2013) Educational Enhancement Grant (EEG) Travel Award. LSUHSC sponsored

(2012) Educational Enhancement Grant (EEG) Travel Award. LSUHSC sponsored

(2011) NN/LM SCR Professional Development Award. Sponsored by National Network/Libraries of Medicine: South Central Region. (NNLM/SCR)

(2008) Kerdolff KE, Knapp MM, DiCarlo RP, “Assessment Tool to Measure Medical Students’ Competencies in Information Retrieval and Application Skills in Clinical Practice.” Academy Educational Enhancement Grant, Principal Investigator.LSUHSC sponsored.

(2008) David A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship. MLA sponsored.

(2007) BioMedical Informatics MBL/NLM Course Fellow. National Library of Medicine sponsored.


Projects:

Faculty Publications Database


Selected Publications:

Kerdolff KE and Morley SK. “Teaching EBM-related Skills: Best Practices for Curriculum Resources and Methods for Competency Building.” Presented on Scholarship Day October 9, 2013 at LSUHSC – New Orleans. Located in: Academy Bulletin 2013:5:1:10.                     http://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/medical_education/academy/documents/AcademyBulletin_V5N1-Oct2013.pdf

Kerdolff KE, Knapp MM, DiCarlo RP. “Online Assessment of Evidence Based Practice Skills: Searching and Critically Evaluating the Literature.” Conference abstracts presented at Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) conference; April 18-21, 2012; Lexington, KY. (Interactive Demonstration)

Kerdolff KE, Knapp MM, Yang T, DiCarlo RP. 2nd Year Medical Students Evidence Based Practice Skills: An Online Competency Assessment. Conference abstracts presented at the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) annual meeting: July 1-13, 2010; New Orleans, LA. Located in Final Program; 14th Annual Meeting. Poster #10-106 p.42. http://iamse.org/conf/conf14/2010_Final_IAMSE_Syllabus.pdf

Kerdolff KE, Knapp MM, Yang T, DiCarlo RP. Reliability and Validity of a Competency Test to Measure Information Retrieval and Evidence Based Practice Skills of Second Year Medical Students. Conference abstracts presented at the Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) conference; April 15-17, 2010; Oklahoma City, OK.

Kerdolff KE, Knapp MM, DiCarlo RP. Test the Test: A Pilot Study to Develop an Assessment Tool to Measure Medical Students’ Competencies in Information Retrieval and Application Skills in Clinical Practice. In: Program abstracts presented at the Medical Library Association (MLA) annual meeting; May 15-20, 2009; Honolulu, Hawaii. Poster #66 p.80. http://www.mlanet.org/am/am2009/pdf/09_abstracts.pdf

Kerdolff KE, Knapp MM, Medical Students’ Information Seeking Habits. In Conference abstracts presented at the Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) conference; April 2-4, 2009; New Orleans, LA.

Kerdolff KE & Knapp MM. “MeSHing with Medical Students: Effectiveness of Librarian Instruction over Time - A Longitudinal Research Study.” An Introduction to Instructional Services in Academic Libraries. Connor E, Ed, Taylor & Francis. – 2008

Kerdolff KE, Lloyd JK. Feasibility Study for Developing Effective Online Classes for Health Professionals at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) and in the South Central Chapter: A Progress Report. In Conference abstracts presented at the South Central Chapter/Medical Library Association Annual Meeting; October 11-15, 2008; Dallas, Texas.

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


Teaching:

SPM 200 Library Curriculum Coordinator


Research Interests:

Competency-based Learning and Assessment.

Curriculum Development, Evaluation, and Outcome Measures.

Distance Education.

 


Updated December 2013