Rachel Helbing, director of library services for the health sciences at University of Houston Libraries, has been confirmed for membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) at the Distinguished member level.
AHIP is the Medical Library Association’s (MLA) peer-reviewed certification and career recognition credentialing program for health information professionals. AHIP membership indicates a high level of achievement in continuing education, teaching, publishing, research, and other contributions to the profession.
Helbing completed her Master of Library and Information Science and Master of Science in Health Informatics degrees at Kent State University in Ohio. She has been a librarian for over a decade and has worked in consumer health, hospital, and academic health sciences libraries. Her interests include clinical informatics and evidence-based practice.