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MSHS Libraries Team

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Kris Alpi, MLS, MPH, PhD, FMLA, AHIP-D (she/her/ella)

Associate Dean of Libraries & Information Sciences

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As Associate Dean for Libraries & Information Sciences, Kris collaborates broadly to ensure that the entire Mount Sinai community has access to knowledge resources, tools and library expertise to facilitate its learning, discovery, clinical care and service. She earned her library degree at Indiana University, her MPH at Hunter College here in NYC, and her PhD in Educational Research & Policy Analysis at North Carolina State University. She has a passion for art history, modern languages (Italian, Spanish, French, Russian and German), tennis and horses that she would be happy to discuss.


Terrell Artis (he/him/his)

Library Assistant, Circulation Services



Terrell Artis is a Library Assistant for the Levy Library. While most of this time in his nearly 20 years for working for the library has been in the Cataloging department, he’s also assisted other departments such as Access Services, E-Resources/Resource Management, Licensing, and Systems, and contributed to various projects, including the Levy Library mobile app. Terrell is now a member of the Circulation Services team and goes above and beyond to make sure each patron in the library has a satisfactory experience. In his free time, Terrell is an avid gamer, an anime enthusiast, a digital artist, and astronomy buff. He also enjoys cooking for friends and family and meditating in Central Park.

Luke Clinton, MA (he/him/his)

Library Operations Coordinator, Mount Sinai West & Mount Sinai Morningside

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As Library Operations Coordinator, Luke manages the day-to-day operations of the hospital libraries at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Morningside. Prior to coming to Mount Sinai, he worked at the New York Institute of Technology, where he also received his MA in Communication Arts.

Carrie Levinson, MSLIS (she/her/hers)

Reference & Instruction Librarian, Mount Sinai West & Mount Sinai Morningside

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Carrie Levinson is the Reference & Instruction Librarian for the Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Morningside campuses, as well as a liaison to the MSHS nursing community. In this role, she answers reference inquiries and provides research consultations and publication support to members of the MSHS community. Formerly, she served as Reference Services and Outreach Librarian at The New York Academy of Medicine and Scholarly Communications Librarian at Touro College. Carrie earned her BA in Psychology from Binghamton University and her MSLIS from Pratt Institute.

Lily Martin, MLIS (she/her/hers)

Reference & Instruction Librarian

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Lily serves the Icahn School of Medicine and Mount Sinai community in all aspects of research and educational support, providing consultation services covering literature searching, conducting systematic reviews, and using reference management tools to streamline research. In addition to providing these reference services, Lily manages and teaches several of the Library’s open class offerings and provides targeted educational sessions to several GME programs. She is passionate about supporting evidence-based medicine and information literacy across the institution. Lily received her BA from McGill University and her MLIS from Pratt Institute, and held positions at Northwell Health, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center prior to joining Mount Sinai.

Kerry McKee, MLIS (she/her/hers)

Associate Director, Access Services

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Kerry McKee serves as the Associate Director of Access Services at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. In this role she leads the library team that provides circulation services, resource sharing services, library communications, and outreach and engagement for the academic, research, and clinical communities of the Mount Sinai Health System. Kerry's expertise is in the areas of user experience, assessment, and application/platform management. Prior to joining the Levy Library, Kerry worked in both academic and corporate libraries, as well as in the non-profit sector specializing in user engagement. Kerry earned a MLIS from San Jose State University and BSBA in Marketing from the University of South Florida.

Linda Paulls, MLIS (she/her/hers)

Library Manager and Medical Librarian, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

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Linda Paulls, MLIS is the Medical Librarian at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Mount Sinai Downtown. Linda provides reference services, research consultations, publication support and instructional services to Mount Sinai Downtown clinical communities. Her professional interests include evidence-based practice, supporting clinical decision-making, GME learning, and supporting nursing research, quality assurance projects and Magnet accreditation.

Linda has a MLIS from Pratt Institute and a Bachelor’s degree from New York University.

Brendan Plann-Curley, MSLIS (he/him/his)

Reference and Instruction Librarian, Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai

Brendan Plann-Curley is the Reference and Instruction Librarian and Liaison to the Levy Library. He provides research, education, and instruction services to the students, faculty, staff, and administration at the Phillips School of Nursing. He is expert in the areas of literature review and searching, nursing research, reference management, instructional design, and evidence-based practice in nursing. Brendan has a long track record of working in various roles within academic libraries in the New York area, and he especially enjoys working with nursing students and faculty. He holds a Bachelor's of Arts in Liberal Arts from The New School and a Master of Science in Library and Information Science with an Advanced Certificate in Archives from Pratt Institute.

Kaci Resau, MA, MLIS (she/her/hers)

E-Resources Manager 




 As the E-Resources Manager, Kaci is responsible for the management of the library systems, technical troubleshooting, and discovery enhancement in collaboration with colleagues across the Levy Library.

Kaci has worked in Higher Education since 2007 and has held various roles in libraries, admissions, and as adjunct faculty. Kaci  is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Public Administration at West Chester University. She holds a Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) degree from the University of Alabama, an MA in International Relations & Conflict Resolution from American Military University, and a BA in Government Politics from St. John's University (NY).


Evita Rodrigues

Assistant Director, Licensing & Procurement

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Evita’s first exposure to the internal library world began when she joined Elsevier in 2005. During her nearly six years with Elsevier, she supported many universities and prominent corporations in their acquisitions of electronic STM serials and monographs, along with Elsevier’s full portfolio of federated databases. Evita also spent two years at Artstor, where she was responsible for the transformation of the User Services team. She was instrumental in raising overall participant satisfaction through proactive support and high user engagement, as well as the inaugural formation of the Artstor Advisor Board.

Most recently, she has worked with customers to help implement and launch their vision for organized digital intranet workspaces. Evita’s passion has always been in the realm of supporting knowledge, education and efforts for enhancing innovative experiences. In her spare time, Evita enjoys photography, hiking and seeking out traditional and ancient methods of healing.

Jessica Walker (she/her/hers)

Library Assistant, Circulation Services




Working for the Levy Library as a Library Assistant in the Circulation Services team for 12 years, Jessica is responsible answering patrons inquiries at the service desk and triaging inquiries to the appropriate resources or departments. Jessica also oversee daily facility-related duties including stacks, computer equipment and classroom maintenance.

Chandra Weaver (she/her/hers)

Library Assistant, Interlibrary Loan Services and Circulation Services



Chandra Weaver has been a Library Assistant with the Levy Library for over 20 years and has helped the library through its print days and ushered the library into the modern electronic era.Chandra plays a fundamental role at the circulation desk, helping patrons navigate their way around library services and is an integral part of Levy’s Interlibrary loan team overseeing the daily operations of borrowing and loan shipments. Chandra enjoys interacting with patrons and assisting them with all of their informational needs and has a passion for public service. In her personal time, Chandra continues to expand her education, studying nutrition, natural foods, and holistic healing.




Gloria Willson, MLIS, MPH

Director, Education & Research Services 


Manager, Public Services, TBD


Katherine Santana, MSLIS, MA

Reference & Instruction Librarian