Tiffany C.E. Veinot, MLS, PhD is Assistant Professor in the School of Information, with a cross-appointment at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, Dept. of Health Behavior and Health Education.
Dr. Veinot's research focuses understanding health information exchange within communities; illuminating collaborative health information behaviour in everyday life; investigating health information service models for marginalized populations; and conducting socio-cultural studies of health information technologies, policy and practice.
Dr. Veinot’s current research projects focus on understanding and enhancing information and support exchange among patients with kidney disease, patient-provider information exchange in diabetes care, and use of social networking-based Internet technologies for HIV and STI prevention with marginalized youth.
- PhD, Library and Information Science, University of Western Ontario, 2008
- M.L.S., Library Sciences, University of Toronto, 1994
- B.A., Women's Studies, University of Toronto, 1992
Research Interests & Projects
- Community health informatics
- Health information service models
- Social networks and social capital
- Rural Health
- Collaborative health information behavior
- Harris, R.M., Veinot, T.C., Bella, L., Krajnak, J. (2009). "Beyond Tired of Driving that Far": HIV/AIDS information exchange in rural Canada In Kulig, J.C., Williams, A. (Ed.) Rural Health: A Canadian Perspective In press. UBC Press
- Harris, R.M., Veinot, T.C., Bella, L., Rootman, I., Krajnak, J. (2008). Helpers, gatekeepers and the well-intentioned: the mixed blessing of HIV/AIDS informediation in rural Canada In Wathen, N., Wyatt, S., Harris, R.M. (Ed.) Health Information and Technology: Mediating Health Information in a Changing Socio-Technical Landscape 167-181. Palgrave Macmillan
- Veinot, T.C. (2007). "The Eyes of the Power Company": Workplace Information Practices of a Vault Inspector The Library Quarterly 157-180.
- Veinot, T.C., Harris, R.M., Bella, L., Rootman, I., Krajnak, J. (2006). HIV/AIDS Information Exchange in Rural Communities: Preliminary Findings from a Three Province Study Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science 271-290.
- Veinot, T.C., Flicker, S.E., Skinner, H.A., McClelland, A., Saulnier, P., Read, S.E., Goldberg, E. (2006). "Supposed to make you better but it doesn't really": HIV-Positive Youths' Perceptions of HIV Treatment Journal of Adolescent Health 261-267.
- Flicker, S.E., Skinner, H.A., Read, S.E., Veinot, T.C., McClelland, A., Saulnier, P., Goldberg, E. (2005). Falling Through the Cracks: Who is meeting the needs of HIV positive youth? Canadian Journal of Public Health 308-403.
- Flicker, S.E., Goldberg, E., Read, S.E., Veinot, T.C., McClelland, A., Saulnier, P., Skinner, H.A. (). HIV-Positive Youth's Perspectives on the Internet and e-Health Journal of Medical Internet Research e32.
- Member, American Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T)
- Member, American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
- Member, Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S)
- Member, International Network on Social Network Analysis (INSNA)