Susan Kaplan Jacobs
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Susan Kaplan Jacobs is the Health Sciences Librarian at  NYU Bobst Library, with primary responsibility for collection development, instruction, reference and faculty liaison for the NYU College of Nursing, Steinhardt School departments of Occupational Therapy, Communication Sciences & Disorders, and Physical Therapy.  She holds an M.L.S. from St. John's University, an M.A. in Media Ecology from NYU/Steinhardt, and a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Colorado. 

Semester Course
Spring 2013 HPAM-GP.4821.001 Locating the Evidence for Health Management

In this information-seeking methods course, students frame answerable research questions, select specialized databases, develop effective search strategies and critically appraise the literature of healthcare management. Going beyond “Googling,” the course illuminates the hierarchical nature of scholarly literature, use of specialized databases, and introduces major U.S. health statistics sources. The course prepares students for the Capstone: Advanced Project in Health Services Management and supports evidencebased decision-making in the workplace.


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Spring 2012 HPAM-GP.4821.001 Locating the Evidence for Health Management

In this information-seeking methods course, students frame answerable research questions, select specialized databases, develop effective search strategies and critically appraise the literature of healthcare management. Going beyond “Googling,” the course illuminates the hierarchical nature of scholarly literature, use of specialized databases, and introduces major U.S. health statistics sources. The course prepares students for the Capstone: Advanced Project in Health Services Management and supports evidencebased decision-making in the workplace.


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Spring 2011 HPAM-GP.4821.001 Locating the Evidence for Health Management

In this information-seeking methods course, students frame answerable research questions, select specialized databases, develop effective search strategies and critically appraise the literature of healthcare management. Going beyond “Googling,” the course illuminates the hierarchical nature of scholarly literature, use of specialized databases, and introduces major U.S. health statistics sources. The course prepares students for the Capstone: Advanced Project in Health Services Management and supports evidencebased decision-making in the workplace.


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Spring 2010 HPAM-GP.4821.001 Locating the Evidence for Health Management

In this information-seeking methods course, students frame answerable research questions, select specialized databases, develop effective search strategies and critically appraise the literature of healthcare management. Going beyond “Googling,” the course illuminates the hierarchical nature of scholarly literature, use of specialized databases, and introduces major U.S. health statistics sources. The course prepares students for the Capstone: Advanced Project in Health Services Management and supports evidencebased decision-making in the workplace.


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