John W. Cyrus

  • Research and Education Librarian, Liaison to the School of Medicine

  • Associate Professor
  • Health Sciences Library, Research and Education

As part of the Research and Education department at Health Sciences Library, John Cyrus works with physicians and trainees in the VCU School of Medicine and at VCU Health to support research, learning and patient care. He also supports the International Programme in Addiction Studies, a partnership between VCU, King's College London, and the University of Adelaide that offers a fully online master's level program in addiction studies.

His scholarly interests include uncertainty in evidence-based practice and decision-making as well as evidence synthesis methods.

Before joining the faculty at VCU Libraries in 2012, he was a health sciences librarian at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana. 

Cyrus served as Interim Co-Head of the Research and Education Department for 2020-2021.

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M.S. in Library and Information Science, the Louisiana State University
M.A. in Writing and Rhetoric, Virginia Commonwealth University
B.A. in English and History, Mary Washington College