Dr. Russell is the Systematic and Grants Education Librarian in the Service and Partnerships Division of the Health Sciences Digital Library and Learning Center.

She received her Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in teacher education from Texas Tech University. In addition, she received a Masters in Library Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Early Childhood Education with a focus on Special Education from Texas Woman's University. Upon completion of her study, she taught Special Education classes in the Crowley Independent School District. In addition, Dr. Russell is certified in English as a Second Language [ESL].

Her scholarship in Libraries has awarded her an Impact Grant for FY 2014 from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, the William D. Postell, Sr. Professional Development Award from the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association [SCC/MLA], and the Professional Development Award from the National Libraries of Medicine. In 2015, Dr. Russell achieved the Academy of Health Information Professionals [AHIP] membership.


Tarrant County College (2006), Arts
Texas Woman's University (2008), Special Education
Graduate School
Texas Woman's University (2010), Library Science