Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor

Barbara A. Epstein, MSLS
Director, Health Sciences Library System


200 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Barbara A. Epstein, MSLS, is director of Pitt's Health Sciences Library System (HSLS). Under her direction, HSLS has extended online access to all UPMC hospitals and integrated the professional, patient, and family libraries at UPMC into HSLS. Ms. Epstein has been principal investigator and project manager for multiple grants and contracts from the National Library of Medicine, including those fostering instructional outreach. She also helped develop the Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library and Bioinformatics Traineeship program funded by the National Library of Medicine.

Ms. Epstein is a member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals of the Medical Library Association. She received her BA from the University of Pittsburgh and her master of library science degree from Case Western Reserve University.