Health Sciences Library, Staff

Appointments: Director of Technical Services; Head of User Experience and Assessment; Health Information Technology Librarian

The University Library is pleased to announce three recent appointments.

Christine Stachowicz, Director of Technical Services

Christine Stachowicz became director of Technical Services on January 1.

In this role, Christine will oversee the management of library acquisitions, e-resources licensing, materials processing, cataloging, metadata, and preservation. As a member of the Library Leadership Team, she will help define overall priorities and participate in long-term planning for the University Library.

Prior to this appointment, Christine was head of E-Resources and Serials Management and interim director of Technical Services at the UNC Library. She has also worked as catalog management librarian and as serials access librarian at the UNC Library, and previously, as a reference librarian and head of collection access at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia.

Christine holds an M.S.L.S. from UNC-Chapel Hill and a B.S. in accounting from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Reach Christine at or (919) 962-0157.


Chad Haefele, Head of User Experience and Assessment

Chad Haefele is the head of User Experience and Assessment effective February 1.

Chad will lead the creation of a user experience that offers seamless connections between the Library’s services, physical collections, digital collections, physical spaces, and virtual presence. He will provide strategic direction for the Library’s online presence, assess the impact of Library services, and serve as an advocate for user needs in the design and redesign of the Library’s public spaces.

Before this appointment, Chad was interim head of User Experience at the UNC Library. He has also worked as emerging technologies librarian at the UNC Library.

Chad holds an M.L.I.S from the University of Pittsburgh, a certificate in technology and communication from UNC-Chapel Hill, and a B.S. in computer information systems from Grove City College, in Grove City, Pennsylvania.

Reach Chad at or (919) 962-3702.


Fei Yu started in the role of health information technology librarian at the Health Sciences Library (HSL) on February 1.

Fei Yu, Health Information Technology Librarian

Fei will expand the Library’s support of health informatics and analytics, mobile health, electronic health records, and clinical care research. She will provide information and technical support to researchers, plan classes and seminars in the HSL Research Hub, and work closely with the Carolina Digital Health Research Initiative (CaDHRI).

She previously was a research assistant for the HSL and NC Translational Science (NC TraCS) Institute Evaluation Team. She has also served as research associate at the Laboratory of Applied Informatics Research at UNC-Chapel Hill. Fei brings experience working with an integrated library system from her position at EiNetwork in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Fei holds a Ph.D. in library and information science from the University of Pittsburgh, and a master of information management and a B.A. in library and information science from Wuhan University in Hubei, China. She is currently working on a master of professional science in biomedical and health informatics at the UNC School of Information and Library Science.

Reach Fei at or (919) 966-7637.


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