Dr. Claudia Gollop, associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science (SILS), has been appointed as the next Frances Carroll McColl Term Professor effective July 1, 2012.
"The Administrative Board of SILS noted the many contributions Dr. Gollop has made to the doctoral program and to link SILS to professional communities beyond the school, as well as her ongoing work in community health information services," said Gary Marchionini, dean and Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor in a message to the SILS community.
In addition to full-time teaching, Gollop is also the current director of the SILS Summer School program and coordinator of the SILS WISE (Web-based Information Science Education) program. She teaches courses on "Consumer Health Information," "Information Resources and Services" and "Information Services for Specific Populations." Her current research interests include consumer health information and diverse user groups specifically pertaining to cardiac rehabilitation issues.