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Kronenfeld, Michael R.

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Dental Section, chair, 2008–2009
  • MLA Nominating Committee, member, 2003–2004
  • Medical Informatics Section: Membership Committee, chair, 2003–2004
  • Hospital Libraries Section: nominee to MLA Nominating Committee, 2002–2003; chair, 2000–2001
  • Award for Excellence and Achievement in Hospital Librarianship Jury, chair, 1998–1999
  • Public Health/Health Administration Section: chair, 1985–1986

Honors and Awards

Other Accomplishments and Activities (selected)
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, University of Rhode Island, 2004
  • Selected as one of the 50 outstanding alumni of University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Library and Information Studies over the past 5 decades as part of their celebration of the school’s 50th Anniversary

Publications (5 representative)

  • Kronenfeld JJ, Kronenfeld MR. Health reform in the United States: a reference handbook. 2nd ed. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC–CLIO Greenwood; 2015.
  • Kronenfeld M, Bright HS. Library resource discovery. J Med Libr Assoc. 2015;103(4):210–2. [cited 20 Jul 2016]. DOI:
  • Brown SR, Roush JR, Lamkin AR, Perrakis R, Kronenfeld MR. Evaluating the professional libraries of practicing physical therapists. J Med Libr Assoc. 2007 Jan;95(1):64–9. [cited 20 Jul 2016].
  • Perry GJ, Kronenfeld MR. Evidence–based practice: a new paradigm brings new opportunities for health sciences librarians. Med Ref Serv Q. 2005 Winter; 24(4):1–16.
  • Gluck JC, Hassig RA, Balogh L, Bandy M, Doyle JD, Kronenfeld MR, Lindner KL, Murray K, Petersen J, Rand DC. Standards for hospital libraries 2002. J Med Libr Assoc. 2002 Oct;90(4):465–72. [cited 20 Jul 2016].

Professional Positions

  • University Librarian, A.T. Still Memorial Library, A.T. Still University of the Health Sciences, Mesa, AZ, 2011–present
  • Director, Learning Resource Center, A.T. Still University of the Health Sciences, Mesa, AZ, 2002–2011
  • Director/Webmaster, Health Sciences Library, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, AZ, 1993–2003
  • Coordinator, Reference Division, Maricopa County Library District, Phoenix, AZ, 1990–1993
  • Director, Division of Information Services, Library and Educational Resource Center, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control–Columbia, 1980–1990
  • Associate/Public Health Librarian, Department of Public Health, School of Medicine/School of Community and Allied Health, University of Alabama–Birmingham Medical Center, 1978–1980
  • Processor/Archivist, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, University of Alabama–Birmingham, 1975–1978

MLA published statements about the fellow


  • MBA, University of Alabama–Birmingham, 1979
  • MLS, University of Rhode Island–Kingston, 1975, Beta Phi Mu
  • BA, History, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1971


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