Dr Medha Joshi
Head, Dept of Lib Scs
Tata Memorial Hospital
Dr E Borges Road
Parel, Mumbai 400012, India
Tel: + 91 022-24177257
Email: joshimv@tmc.gov.in, mva_joshi@vsnl.net
Website: http//tmc.gov.in

Medha presently Heads the dept of library and information Scs at Tata Memorial Hospital. She successfully headed libraries at three major institutes, and has twenty seven years of progressively responsible positions in the library field, in terms of librarianship, state of art technology and services. Her expertise lies in biomedical librarianship and hospital librarianship/ clinical librarianship. Throughout her career, she was also equally involved in institutional activities and events in various capacities like institutional centenary programs, Institutional museum and Chief Editor of the Institutional bulletin.

Her achievements cover wide area of professional practice, library building, micro-conversion and automation. She is actively involved in end user information literacy programs, continuous education programs of clinicians and LIS professionals as well.

Her special interests are E-resources management, Information search and retrieval, User studies, and End users Training programmes. She is also involved in academic activities and regularly organizes Knowledge Resource management seminars for LIS Professionals.

She is presently the Member Secretary of the Institutional review board, member on scientific review committee of the institution and has organized workshops on bioethics.

She has been has been conferred with awards of her academic excellence -ASIST International Paper Award 2007, Smt. V Khandwala award for PhD Research, Prof D N Marshall Felicitation prize at the Masters of Library Sc. Examination for scoring highest, at the University of Mumbai. She presented research papers at national and international conferences.