As of August 1, Stephanie Atkins Sharpe transitioned from her current role as Interim Director of the School of Medicine Library to Associate Dean.
Prior to this role, she was the Access Services Librarian since August 2016. Sharpe will oversee the library services and operations at the Myles and Sylvia Aaronson Library (Edinburg) and the Mario Ramirez, M.D. Library (Harlingen).
Sharpe is a member of the Medical Library Association and the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association. She is currently the chair of the SCC/MLA Membership Committee and has served as a member and chair of the SCC/MLA Awards and Scholarships Committee.
Sharpe has over 20 years of experience working in academic libraries. She has worked at Ball State University (Indiana), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Washington University in St. Louis prior to joining UTRGV.
Stephanie earned her undergraduate degree at Southwestern University (Texas) and her Master of Science in Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.