Lucy Thomas, M.L.S., is currently the director of the Reeves
Medical Library in Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara , California. She
completed her Bachelors and Masters degrees at the University of
Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, before moving to California. She is a
distinguished member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals
of the Medical Library Association and on the editorial board for
Medicine on the Net. Lucy has written numerous articles for professional
journals and has been a speaker at professional conferences. She has
long been an advocate for free access to information and for the rights
of the healthcare consumer.
When not working, Lucy can be found skiing in the Sierras, sailing,
hiking, gardening, attending a meeting of her book club, or taking a
long beach walk with her husband, Bill, and their golden retriever,
Brig. Lucy and her husband live in Santa Barbara, California.
Nancy, Lucy and Darol teach an Internet Health Information course for
the Santa Barbara Community College Adult Education program. They've
been teaching the class for several years and have taken the class as
far as the First World Conference on Breast Cancer in Kingston, Ontario,
Canada and to other communities in California.