Introducing 2023 “Literacy Lightning Talks” Speaker, Kristy Hancock

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Health Literacy with Kristy Hancock (she/her)

Evidence Synthesis Coordinator, Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit

Kristy is a health sciences librarian with experience supporting health research in various settings. As Evidence Synthesis Coordinator with the MSSU, she lends searching support and methodological guidance to research teams in the Maritimes working on systematic and scoping reviews, as well as other types of research outputs. Kristy has also worked as a librarian at Nova Scotia Health Authority and Dalhousie University. In her spare time, she enjoys discovering new coffee shops and doing touristy Maritime things. Kristy holds a Master of Library and Information Studies from Dalhousie University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University.