UHMLG is run by a Committee elected from the membership. There are often opportunities for joining the Committee – please let us know if you would like to get involved. Elections are usually held at the AGM, during our annual Summer Conference.

Committee Members (as of Sept 2023)

Isla Kuhn, Co-Chair

Isla Kuhn

Head of Medical Library Services

Cambridge University Medical Library, Box 111, School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0SP

Tel: 01223 336756
Twitter: @ilk21

Ric Paul, Co-Chair & Treasurer

Ric Paul

Head of Partnerships and Place

University of Southampton Library, University of Southampton, University Road, Southampton, SO17 1BJ

Tel: 023 8059 1772
Twitter: @ricpaul

Jane Shelley, Secretary

Subject Librarian, Academic Services (Faculty of Medical Science)
University Library, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford CM1 1SQ

Tel: 01245 683760
Twitter: @fhsclibrarian

Charlotte Allen, Membership Secretary

Learning Development Librarian (Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences)

University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH


Lucy Welch

Subject Librarian, School of Healthcare Sciences
Health Library, University Library Services, Cardiff University, Cochrane Building, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YU

Tel: 02920 674717

Ruth Jenkins

Ruth Jenkins

Academic Support Librarian
Library and University Collections, Information Services, University of Edinburgh

Twitter: @kangarooth

Cathryn Peppard

NHS Liaison and Evidence Services Manager
Imperial College London


Sam Johnson

Sam Johnson

Academic Support Librarian (Medicine, Life Sciences & Psychology)
The Library, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Phone: 024 756 22427

Beth Connors

Academic Liaison Librarian, Schools of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences.

University of Worcester


William Henderson

Training and Clinical Support Librarian (NHS)

University College London Hospitals NHS FT / UCL Library, Culture, Collections & Open Science, Gower St, London WC1E 6BT

Twittter: @wghlib

Louise Smith

Principle Subject Librarian
University of Central Lancashire