Cynthia L. Henderson is the new associate dean, Health Sciences Libraries, and director, Norris Medical Library, effective July 16.
Henderson is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the USC Libraries’ Health Sciences Libraries, which includes the Norris Medical Library, the Wilson Dental Library, as well as the provision of information services to the USC hospitals and clinics and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Henderson comes to USC from the position of Executive Director of the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library at Howard University in Washington, D.C., where she had been since 2010. She had held leadership positions at the Morehouse School of Medicine, Samuel Merritt College (now Samuel Merritt University) and the University of Illinois at Chicago since 1995.
She is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Medical Library Association, is published and has made presentations at numerous conferences and workshops.