Lucy Thomas

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.

Making Informed Medical Decisions Making Informed Medical Decisions
by Lucy Thomas, Nancy Oster, Darol Joseff, MD
July 2000
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