Dr. Wissinger is a tenure track faculty member with The Pennsylvania State University Libraries. Her research interests focus on the areas of privacy literacy, e-professionalism, online reputation management, personal branding, researcher reputation, and the acquisition and promotion of expertise. Her previous experience includes working as a clinical informationist with Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and collaborating on systematic reviews in the areas of obstetrics and gynecology and public health. Dr. Wissinger is co-author of the “Searching for Evidence” chapter in the Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Model and Guidelines 2nd and 3rd editions. In addition to her health related research she has published in the Journal of Social Media Studies, Proceeding for the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education, and the American Foundation for the Blind’s trade publication Access World. Dr. Wissinger’s dissertation examined privacy and power issues in social media. Currently, she researches the effects of social media on healthcare providers’ careers and the ways librarians facilitate privacy education and advocacy.
Ph.D. Communications Media and Instructional Technology Indiana U of PA
MLIS Medical Librarianship/Informatics U of Pitt
MS Sport Science Indiana U of PA
BA Humanities U of Pitt (Greensburg)
Clinical Informationist Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Assistant Librarian University of Delaware