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Fulton, Stephanie

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Bylaws Committee, Member, 2021-2024
  • Community Transition Team, Co-Chair, 2019-2020
  • Board of Directors, Member, 2017-2020
  • National Program Committee, Section Council Liaison, 2013-2015
  • Section Project of the Year Committee, Member, 2012-2013; Chair, 2013-2014
  • Credentialing Committee, Member, 2010-2013
  • Cancer Section, Chair, 2010-2011


  • South Central Chapter
    • Annual Meeting Program Committee, Member, 2020-2021
    • Finance Committee, Member-at-Large, 2017-2019, 2004-2007
    • Fund Raising Committee, Member, 2011-2013
    • Program Committee, Member, 2009-2010
    • Hospital Library Interest Section
      • Nominating Committee, Chair, 2007-2009        
      • President, 2006-2007
      • Webpage Development Committee, Member, 2003-2005
    • Executive Board, Member, 2006-2007
    • Technology A/V Subcommittee, Member, 2003-2004  
    • Annual Meeting Vendor Committee, Member, 2003-2004


Honors and Awards

  • President’s Award for Communities Transitions Team, 2020
  • President’s Award for Education Steering Committee, 2019
  • Estelle Brodman Award for Academic Medical Librarian of the Year, 2010
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
Other Awards
  • Texas Accelerated Library Leaders (TALL Texans), Invited Mentor, 2018
  • University of North Texas, Department of Library and Information Sciences, Outstanding Alumni Award, 2012


Other Accomplishments & Activities (selected)

  • Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries, President-Elect, 2022-2023
  • University of North Texas, College of Information, Adjunct Faculty, 2004-2013
  • Co-Director and Instructor, Basic Training in Systematic Reviews & Meta-Analyses: A Hands-on Workshop sponsored by the Comparative Effectiveness Research Training and Instruction (CERTaIN), R25 grant funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Houston, TX, January 8-9, 2016
  •  Invited Tutor; Rocky Mountain Workshop On How To Practice Evidence-Based Health Care. Colorado, Sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Medicine. 2012, 2005-2010
  •  Tutor and Planning Committee Member, Learning To Practice And Teach Evidence-Based Health Care: An Intensive Workshop. Houston, TX, Sponsored by UTMDACC and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2008, 2006, 2005


Publications (5 representative)


  • Fulton S, Gibson DS, Orick J, Clark, AM, (2019). Developing a cancer-focused library survey: Assessing the current environment and planning for the future. Med Ref Serv Q. 2019; 38(1):87-96. doi:10.1080/02763869.2018.1553451
  • Geng Y, Fowler CS, Fulton S. Clinical librarian support for rapid review of clinical utility of cancer molecular biomarkers. Med Ref Serv Q. 2015; 34(2):202-214. doi:10.1080/02763869.2015.1019758
  • Gann, L., Garcia J, Damani S, Greer M, Fulton S. A study of clinical faculty use of information resources on the iPad. Journal of Hospital Librarianship 2014; 14(3):203-218. doi:10.1080/15323269.2014.923808
  • Lopez-Olivo MA, Tayar JH, Martinez-Lopez, JA. Pollono EN, Cueto JP, Gonzales-Crespo MR, Fulton S, Suarez-Almazor, ME. (2012). Risk of malignancies in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with biologic therapy: a meta-analysis. JAMA 2012; 308(9):898-908. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10857
  • Hui D, Parsons HA, Damani S, Fulton S, Liu J, Evans A, De La Cruz M, Bruera E. Quantity, design, and scope of the palliative oncology literature. Oncologist. 2011;16(5):694-703. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2010-0397. Epub 2011 Apr 6. PMID: 21471275; PMCID: PMC3228194.


Professional Positions

  • Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
    • Associate University Librarian, Health Sciences & Veterinary Medicine, 2022—present
    • Associate Dean, Medical Sciences Library, 2019 - 2022
  • The Texas Medical Center Library, Houston, TX
    • Executive Director, ad interim, 2016-2017
  •  The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Research Medical Library, Houston, TX
    • Executive Director, 2011-2019
    • Associate Library Director, 2010-2011   
    • Assistant Library Director, 2003-2010
  • Ovid Technologies, Inc., Houston, TX
    • Training Manager, 2002–2003
    • Regional Sales Manager, 2001–2002
  • Ovid Technologies, Inc., Sandy, UT
    • Manager, Quality Assurance Databases & Production, 1998-2001
    • Manager, Quality Assurance Databases, 1997-1998
    • Engineer, Customer Service, 199 –1997
  • Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Richard D. Haynes Library, Temple, TX
    • Clinical Medical Librarian, 1993-1996


MLA Published Statements about the Fellow



  • MS, Information Science, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 1993
  • BS, Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1991


Contributed by Barbara A. Epstein, FMLA, AHIP




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