Lisa Ennis, MA, MS, MPH

Director of Library & Learning Resources, Professor of Library & Information Sciences


Lisa A. Ennis, MA, MS, MPH, serves as Director of Library & Learning Resources and Professor of Library & Information Sciences. Ms. Ennis received her Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Mercer University. She earned her Master of Arts degree in history from Georgia College and Master of Science in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee, as well as her Master of Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Environmental and Occupational Health. Prior to joining ACOM, Ms. Ennis served as Systems Librarian and Associate Professor of Library & Information Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences. In addition to serving as library director, she also teaches informatics, evidence-based medicine, and public health as well as serves as co-course director for Foundations of Modern Health Care II and III. She has held numerous national, state, and regional offices and published extensively in information sciences and history including co-authoring The Accidental Health Sciences Librarian published by InfoToday. Her current research includes population health with a focus on rural health disparities and the socio-economic determinants of health, climate change and health, disaster preparedness and recovery, as well as the history of medicine and public health.