Dr. Noah Lenstra, MLIS, is an Assistant Professor of Library and Information Studies in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where is also an affiliated faculty member in the Gerontology Department. Noah studied at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois, completing his Ph.D. research on how public libraries and senior centers help older adults learning digital technology. He currently serves on the advisory board for the Public Library Association’s Initiative to Advance Health Literacy and Consumer Health Information in Public Libraries. His current work focuses on how public libraries support public health through programming and partnerships. In December 2016 he launched the Let's Move in Libraries website. His research on this topic has been published or has been accepted for publication in Library Quarterly, Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, Journal of Library Administration, Public Library Quarterly, and Advances in Library Administration and Organization. He has run three marathons and hopes to run many more! More information on Noah's background and work can be found on his website, www.noahlenstra.com. Follow him on Twitter at @nlenstr2.
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Assistant Professor of Library and Information Studies, School of Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro