Brandy King, MLIS
With a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, a decade of experience as an information specialist, and several board level positions in professional associations, Ms. King is a skilled and respected information professional.
As the Head of Information Services for the Research Institute, Brandy is responsible for the overall direction of the collection, organization and dissemination of information related to the mission of the Institute. She is responsible for the design and maintenance of Institute’s digital presence. She also supports the work of Institute staff by providing them with information to support original research, marketing efforts, and grant writing.
Ms. King holds a bachelor's degree in English and Women’s Studies from Smith College and a master's degree from Simmons College. She started her professional career at the Kessler Health Education Library at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, then moved on to the Center on Media and Child Health (CMCH) at Children’s Hospital Boston where she worked for eight years.
Ms. King has authored one book, as well as several academic articles and book chapters. She was profiled in Information Outlook magazine and has received numerous awards including the Special Libraries Association Innovations in Technology Award and the Massachusetts Health Science Libraries Association Professional Award. She is the Chair of the Social Science Division of the Special Libraries Association and an active member of both the Association of Independent Information Professionals and the Massachusetts Health Science Libraries Association.