K.T. Vaughan (MSLS 2001) has been admitted as a Senior Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP), the credentialing body for medical and health sciences librarians and information specialists.
“Admission to AHIP is a challenging, peer-reviewed process that involves demonstrating excellence in academic preparation, professional experience and professional accomplishments (including teaching, publishing, membership and leadership in professional societies, continuing education and participation in scholarly conferences)," says Vaughan.
She currently holds a joint appointment in the UNC Health Sciences Library and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Vaughn is active in the American Society of Information Science &Technology, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and the Medical Library Association.
The Senior level of AHIP is the highest level for professionals with 5-10 years of experience in medical/health sciences libraries.