Fred LaPolla

Contact Info

  • Title: Research and Data Librarian, Lead of Data Education and Course Director
  • Phone: 212-263-8535
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Fred LaPolla is a member of NYU Health Sciences Library’s Data Services team and liaison to the Departments of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovation (DGIMCI) and Radiology. Fred also teaches Rigor and Reproducibility and R Programming in the Grossman School of Medicine Vilcek Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. He is passionate about professional education and finding ways to facilitate learning around data collection, management, visualization and analysis. Fred is available for individual and group consults and hosts regular workshops at the Sid & Ruth Lapidus Library. He is also happy to help with literature searching and citation management.

Fred holds a Masters of Library Science (MLS) from Queens College, CUNY.

Subject Guides

  • Data Visualization
    Data Visualization is a way to help researchers explore and communicate their data. Start here for resources to help you make useful charts and graphs.
  • Radiology
    A collection of information resources related to radiology

Published Works