Emily Lawson, MSLIS

Clinical Informationist & Coordinator of User Outreach

Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library


  • MS, Library and Information Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
  • BA, English, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC

Professional Profile

As a clinical informationist, Emily provides educational and research services to clinical faculty, graduate medical trainees, and Emory Healthcare providers and staff. She is also the WHSC Library's Coordinator of User Outreach, leading the initiative to increase awareness and communicate the library’s value to faculty, students, staff, and administration. Prior to joining Emory in 2019, Emily was a clinical librarian at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta for 14 years. She is a Senior member of the Medical Library Association's Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP). 


Areas of Expertise: 
  • Clinical Education
  • Resident Education
  • Embedded Librarianship
  • Evidence-based Medicine
  • Pediatrics