Current Work

Professional Experience

  • 2020-2021 | Bioinformatics Analyst, Data Curator, Sage Bionetworks.
  • 2018-20 | Research Assistant, University of Washington — Information School — Open Data Literacy Project.
  • 2015-19 | Owner, Writer, & Editor, Kaitlin Throgmorton, LLC.
  • 2011-16 | Communications Specialist & Volunteer Recruiter, North Carolina Guardian ad Litem.
  • 2010-11 | Marketing Assistant, Top Flight, Inc.


  • MLIS — Library & Information Science, University of Washington.
  • BA — English & Spanish, Covenant College.

Additional Experience


  • 2015 | Lead Facilitator and Course Designer. Volunteers Recruiting Volunteers. North Carolina Guardian ad Litem.

Service, Certifications, & Awards

  • 2023-Present | Member. Research Storage Working Group. Yale University.
  • 2022-Present | Member. Editorial Board. Medical Reference Services Quarterly.
  • 2022 | Member. Yale NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy Advisory Group. Yale University.
  • 2020 | Student Representative (Volunteer). iSchool COVID-19 Response Task Force. University of Washington.
  • 2019-2020 | Co-President (Volunteer). Association of Library and Information Science Students (ALISS). University of Washington.
  • 2011-2016 | Marketing Team Member (Volunteer). Activate Good.


Other Works

  • Throgmorton, K. F., & Haugh, D. (2024). You've got mail: Designing email courses for medical library users [Poster]. Medical Library Association (MLA), Portland, Oregon. Zenodo.
  • Throgmorton, K. F. (2024). Bridging data literacy boundaries with a data management plan email course [Conference lightning talk]. Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit, Virtual.
  • Festa, N., Throgmorton, K.F., Plourde, K., & Gill, T.M. (2023). Nursing home wildfire exposure and preparedness [Poster]. American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Conference, Long Beach, California.
  • Throgmorton, K.F. (2023). Walk the talk: Turning research data theory into practice [Conference presentation]. Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit, Virtual.
  • Throgmorton, K.F., Festa, N., Doering, M., Carpenter, C., & Gill, T.M. (2023). Enhancing your research: How to collaborate effectively with medical and data librarians [Webinar]. CLIN-STAR Coordinating Center, Virtual.
  • Fertuzinhos, S., Throgmorton, K.F., & Garcia-Milian, R. (2022). Making waves on instruction format: Re-designing stand-alone workshops into a contextualized and collaborative training series: a case study [Poster]. North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries (NAHSL) Conference, Portland, Maine.
  • Allaway, R., Banerjee, J., Throgmorton, K., Guinney, J., & NF Open Science Initiative Consortium. (2021). Three years later: the NF Data Portal in 2021 [Poster]. Neurofibromatosis (NF) Conference, Virtual.
  • Throgmorton, K.F. (2021). Applicability of the CDISC clinical data model to support immuno-oncology studies [Conference presentation]. imCORE 4th Scientific Summit, Virtual.
  • Palmer, C.L., Weber, N., Norlander, B., & Throgmorton, K.F. (2019). Advancing open data: Aligning education with public sector data challenges [Poster]. iSchool Research Symposium, Seattle, Washington.

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