Category Archives: Member News

Announcements, Promotions, and Transitions

Honors: Hanna Lee Schmillen and Nicole Theis-Mahon were accepted into the 2017-2018 cohort of the MLA Rising Stars. Recent Hires:  Anna White was recently hired as an Informationist at Western Michigan University School of Medicine.   Anna received her undergraduate degree in English … Continue reading

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For the Record

Publications: Hackman D, Nilsen R, Gabriel H. Leveraging cross-campus collaborations to promote financial literacy. NAHRS Newsletter; 2017 Apr; 37(2): 9-12. Available from: http://www.mlanet.org/d/do/7918 LeHew C, Weatherspoon J, Peterson C, Goben A, Reitmajer K, Kaste L, Sroussi H. Health system and … 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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Member News: Mayo Announces New Librarians

Submitted by Matt Hoy, Associate Director, Mayo Clinic Libraries Announcing… As of December, 2016, Julie Taylor is now serving in the Plummer Library at the Mayo Clinic as a Health Sciences Outreach Librarian.  Julie comes to the Plummer Library after … Continue reading

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Member News – Jane Blumenthal Appointed to NLM Board of Regents and Named President-Elect of AAHSL

Submitted by Jane Blumenthal, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Jane Blumenthal has been appointed to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Board of Regents. Jane will serve a four-year term on the Board from 2016 to 2020. The NLM Regents advise the Secretary of … Continue reading

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Member News – Announcements from The Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library, Columbus, OH

Submitted by Noreen L. Mulcahy, Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library, Columbus, OH Allison Erlinger of the Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library (MCHLS)has been promoted to Health Sciences Librarian and will be providing library services to other Trinity hospitals located in Iowa … Continue reading

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For the Record

Presentations:  Marchini L, Colvin J, Dawson, DV, & Childs C. “Systematic Review of Factors Associated with Conventional Complete Denture Dissatisfaction and Intolerance,” Iowa Section of the American Association for Dental Research Annual Conference, Iowa City, IA, February 14, 2017.

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Leadership Development: Mayo Clinic Librarians Meet in Kansas City, November 15 – 18, 2016

Submitted by Anna Beth Morgan, M.L.S., M.S., AHIP, Executive Director, Mayo Clinic Libraries March 7, 2016 marked the beginning of new leadership for the Mayo Clinic Libraries. Anna Beth Morgan, Executive Director, accepted the challenge of leading the multi-type, multi-state library … 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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Member News – Native Voices Coming to North Dakota

Submitted by Marcia Francis, University of North Dakota, Bismarck, ND Four locations in North Dakota have been selected to host the Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness traveling exhibition in North Dakota. Midwest Chapter librarians, Merete Christianson, … Continue reading

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