Director-at-Large, Prudence Dalrymple



Prudence Dalrymple

Prudence Dalrymple, PhD., M.S. (Informatics) is on the faculty of the College of Information Science and Technology at Drexel University where she also directs the Institute for Healthcare Informatics, a joint venture IST of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the College of Medicine and the School of Public Health. She received a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and most recently, a masterís degree in health sciences informatics from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She has also been on the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was the Director of Accreditation at the American Library Association and served as Dean of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University. 

Pru attended her first ASIS&T meeting in 1976 as a student and has been an active participant in conferences, committees and SIG FIS, chairing it in 1991-92. She served on the juries for the JASIST Best Paper Award (1992, 2008); the ISI Dissertation Award (1994); and the Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award (2007). She has served on the Education and Research Committees, chairing the Education Committee for the past two years. She is a member of the ASIST Task Force on the Information Professional where she is a key participant in the task forceís activities (http://www.asis.org/news.html).