John Carey is Associate Professor and Head of the Health Professions Library at Hunter College, CUNY. In this position, he oversees reference, instruction, and research support services for students and faculty at the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing and other health professions programs at the Brookdale Campus.

His research interests include open access publishing, scholarly communications, and librarianship in developing and transition countries, as well as systematic and integrative reviews in the health professions.  He has been an active member of professional organizations including the ALA, the ACRL, the Medical Library Association, the Metropolitan New York Library Council, and LACUNY.  He is a Senior Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals.