Kathleen Amos serves as the Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages at the Public Health Foundation (PHF). In this role, she coordinates the activities of the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) and its various initiatives. Ms. Amos first joined PHF in September 2010 as a Grace and Harold Sewell Memorial Fund Learning Partnership Librarian. In this fellowship position, she brought information management skills to a variety of projects, working primarily with the Council on Linkages.
Prior to coming to PHF, Ms. Amos completed the National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program, gaining specialized training in health sciences information services and engaging in research related to biomedical publishing. As an Associate Fellow, she also spent a year at the University of Utah’s Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library involved in consumer health, outreach, and informatics projects.
Ms. Amos holds a Master of Library and Information Studies degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology, both from Dalhousie University.