Xan Goodman works at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, where she supports three schools, the School of Integrated Health Sciences, School of Public Health and School of Nursing. She is a Senior Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP). She has written about critical pedagogy in the Pagowsky & McElroy text Critical library pedagogy handbook(2016). Xan is the co-editor of the ACRL publication, Disciplinary applications of information literacy threshold concepts, in which she authored a chapter about the social determinants of health as a threshold concept. She is a trained Racial Healer and author of the Medical Reference Services Quarterly article Teaching cultural competence and cultural humility in dental medicine.