Roland B. Welmaker, Sr., Ph.D., MSLS 


Community Health & Preventive Medicine

Phone: (404) 752-1534


University of Michigan
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy 

Atlanta University
Degree: Master of Science in Library Science 

Earlham College
Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Research Interests

Health Literacy

Consumer Health Information


Joe Swanson Jr, Roland Bernard Welmaker Sr, Xiomara E. Arango. Disaster and Emergency Planning Workshops: National Library of Medicine Consumer Health Databases and Disaster Preparedness. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet 01/2012; 16(2):170-179.

Cynthia L. Henderson, Darlene P. Kelly, Joe Swanson, Roland B. Welmaker Sr, Xiomara E. Arango. Project Uncover Health Information Databasees: A Collaboration to Promote the Use of National Library of Medicine Consumer Health Databases. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet 04/2009; 13(2):135-142.

Welmaker, Roland B. The Relationships of Perceived Management Systems and Job Satisfaction of Public Librarians. Ann Arbor, Mich: University Microfilms International, 1985. Print.

Honors and Awards

Member, Ionian Literary Society

Beta Phi Mu International Library Science Honor Society (Atlanta University and University of Michigan)