Janet Peri graduated with a Master of Science in Library Science from the University of North Texas in 2006. She also has a BS in Speech Communication from the University of Texas at Austin (1984) and an MS in Deaf Education from Lamar University (1986). After 9 years as a classroom teacher, Ms. Peri began her library career as a school librarian in 1996. She shifted to the medical librarian field in 2004. Ms. Peri joined the staff at the UTHealth School of Dentistry in 2007.