NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator
NNLM Pacific Northwest Region
Michele Spatz, M.S. is the National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s All of Us Community Outreach Coordinator in the Pacific Northwest Region. An early advocate of health information for all, Michele established and, for 20 years, directed a health resource center serving the general public. A nationally-published author on consumer health librarianship, Michele is a consultant, teacher and speaker on reaching people with meaningful health information.
Her publications include: Answering Consumer Health Questions: The Medical Library Association Guide for Reference Librarians and The Medical Library Association Guide to Providing Consumer and Patient Health Information. Recognized in 2010 as Consumer Health Librarian of the year by the Consumer & Patient Health Information Section of the Medical Library Association, Michele is a recipient of MLA’s Lois Ann Colaianni Award for Excellence & Achievement in Hospital Librarianship. Michele is a passionate health literacy advocate.