Shanda Hunt, she/her/hers Public Health Librarian and Data Curation Specialist

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Position title
Public Health Librarian and Data Curation Specialist
Libraries department
Health Sciences Libraries
Alternate profile
Full profile at the Health Sciences Library site
Subject Librarian for
Public Health


Shanda Hunt, MPH, is the Public Health Library Liaison and Data Curation Specialist. Shanda received her Bachelor’s Degree in Women’s Studies and her Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Minnesota. She was a research coordinator at the School of Public Health before taking on a new career in the University Libraries in 2016 (although she was a student worker in the Mathematics Library in 1993!). Shanda collaborates with public health faculty, staff, and students to find, preserve, and share information. She also serves the broader university community in her roles as data curator for the Data Repository for the University of Minnesota (DRUM) and member of the Research Data Services Team.