Category Archives: Midwest Regional News

From the GMR – Librarians Supporting Health Equity: We Can Make a Difference

Submitted by Derek Johnson, Health Professionals Outreach Specialist, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, Iowa City, IA  In April, I had the opportunity to present at the Minnesota Public Health Association Conference. The theme … Continue reading

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Regional News: Ohio Health Sciences Library Association Offers Free Grant Writing Workshop

Submitted by Mary Pat Harnegie, Past-President, Ohio Health Sciences Library Association  Are you interested in learning about Grant Writing? Come learn with the Ohio Health Sciences Library Association (OHSLA) in a free Grant Writing Workshop in August in Akron, for more … Continue reading

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From the GMR – Underserved Health Communities Project Launch

Submitted by Darlene Kaskie, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, Iowa City, IA The Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine launched the Underserved Health Communities project on Wednesday, March 1st. … Continue reading

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Regional News – Ohio

Submitted by Mary Pat Harnegie, AHIP, South Pointe Medical Library, Warrensville Hts., Ohio Cleveland Clinic Floyd D. Loop Alumni Library Assistant Director, Marian Simonson, is the winner of MLA 2017 Lois Ann Colaianni Award for Excellence and Achievement in Hospital Librarianship.  Marian … Continue reading

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From the GMR

Submitted by Molly Olmstead, Finance and Communications Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM), Greater Midwest Region (GMR) The GMR Moves to Iowa City The Greater Midwest Region (GMR) of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) has now been operating from the … Continue reading

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From the GMR

Submitted by Jacqueline Leskovec, Network Librarian, National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region As you probably know by now, the office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Greater Midwest Region (GMR) moved to the Hardin Library for the Health … Continue reading

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Regional News – Ohio

Submitted by Mary Pat Harnegie, AHIP, South Pointe Medical Library, Warrensville Hts., Ohio Ohio Health Science Library Happenings Ohio will be hosting the 2018 Midwest MLA Chapter Meeting in Cleveland, OH Oct. 5-9, 2018 at the Westin Hotel.  Mary Schleicher … Continue reading

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Regional News – New GMR office located at the University of Iowa

Submitted by Darlene Kaskie, NNLM/GMR on behalf of Liz Kiscaden The new National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Greater Midwest Region (GMR) office opened on May 1st at Hardin Library for the Health Sciences on the University of Iowa campus … Continue reading

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Member News – Samanthi Hewakapuge Named Branch & Systems Librarian at Diné College

Submitted by Holly Ann Burt and Samanthi Hewakapuge Samanthi Hewakapuge, former Consumer Health Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region is now Branch & Systems Librarian, Senator John Pinto Library, Diné College – Shiprock Campus, Shiprock, NM   http://www.dinecollege.edu/locations/shiprock.php

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Member News – Mayo Clinic Libraries Welcome New Executive Director

Submitted by Matt Hoy, MLS, AHIP, MCHS – Eau Claire Medical Library The Mayo Clinic Libraries are pleased to welcome Anna Beth Morgan as their new Executive Director.  Ms. Morgan is filling the vacancy left by J. Michael Homan, who retired in … Continue reading

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Member News – Ellen Sayed Named New Director of MCW Libraries

Submitted by Karen Hanus, Medical College of Wisconsin The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is pleased to announce Ellen N. Sayed, M.L.S., M.Acc. has been named Director of the MCW Libraries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  She will join the MCW community … Continue reading

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Regional News – Ohio

Submitted by Mary Pat Harnegie, AHIP, South Pointe Medical Library, Warrensville Hts., Ohio The Ohio Health Sciences Library Association (OHSLA) will be holding its 2016 Spring meeting at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital Library on April 29, 2016 from 9:00-3:30 pm.  … Continue reading

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Regional News – Wisconsin

Submitted by Dora Davis, ProCareHealth Karen Hanus, Interim Library Director, and Elizabeth Suelzer, User Education and Reference Librarian, of Medical College of Wisconsin published an article in the Journal of Hospital Librarianship titled “Evaluating the Impact of an Institution’s Research.” … Continue reading

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Member News: Two New Clinical Campus Librarians at the University of North Dakota

Submitted by Lila Pedersen, Library of the Health Sciences, University of North Dakota The UND Library of the Health Sciences welcomes two new clinical campus librarians at the campuses in Fargo and Minot.  Erika Fischer Erika Fischer is the Southeast Clinical Campus … Continue reading

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