Deanna Flores has extensive experience in the health sciences, as both a clinical practitioner as well as a health sciences information professional. For twenty years she was an orthopedic licensed physical therapist treating patients in a variety of locations such as California, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. Since 2003 Deanna has been the Library Director at Adventist University of Health Sciences. She and her team are dedicated to providing the cutting-edge technologies, resources, services, and information literacy training needed by students and faculty for their academic and research success.
Deanna obtained a B.S. degree in physical therapy from Loma Linda University in 1978, and obtained a Master of Library and Information Science degree, with an emphasis on health sciences librarianship, from the University of Pittsburgh in 2003. Deanna is a member of the Medical Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries, the Florida Health Sciences Library Association, and the Tampa Bay Medical Library Network. She serves on the board of the Library and Information Resources Network, Inc.