Category Archives: Awards, Grants, Scholarships

Midwest MLA Awards and Scholarships Committee Report

Submitted by Edith Starbuck (OH), Chair, Awards and Scholarships Committee The 2015-2016 Awards and Scholarships Committee members included: Martha Airth-Kindree (WI), Jessica DeCaro (OH), Abigail Goben (IL), Nicole Theis-Mahon (MN), and Debra Werner (IL), President-Elect.  I want to thank them … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2016 Annual Meeting Grant Winner

Submitted by Noreen Mulcahy, Health Sciences Librarian – Technical Services, Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library, Columbus, OH It was an honor to represent my institution at Merge & Converge, the Midwest/Midcontinental Chapters/MLA Annual Meeting in Des Moines, IA in October … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2016 First-Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant Winner

Submitted by Karlene Campbell, Genesis Health System, Davenport, IA I had the pleasure of attending the Midwest/MidContinental MLA Chapter Meeting in October as a First Time Attendee Grant winner. As a new medical librarian, I felt it was a great way to … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2016 Student Annual Meeting Grant Winner

Submitted by Steph Hendren, University of Wisconsin-Madison My Time at the Midwest Conference As a grant recipient and a second year graduate student I was able to travel to Des Moines for the Midwest MLA Chapter meeting and gain a much larger … Continue reading

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Nominate Someone Great for an MLA Award!

Submitted by Janna Lawrence, Midwest Representative to MLA Chapter Council Do you have a colleague you admire whom you wish everyone knew about?  Consider nominating them for a Medical Library Association award!   MLA’s awards and honors recognize individuals at all levels, … Continue reading

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Chapter Sharing Roundtable “Free Lunch” Winners at MOSAIC ’16

Submitted by Hanna Schmillen, MLIS, Health Sciences & Professions Librarian, Ohio University, Recipient of The Midwest Chapter/MLA “Free Lunch” Award  First Timer Roundtable Luncheon Experience: Integrating You and the Library into the Curriculum Before I dive into my experience at the Mosiac’16 … Continue reading

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2015 Meeting Attendance Award Winners

Submitted by Leah Osterhaus Trzasko, Chair, Awards and Scholarships Committee, Midwest Chapter/MLA The Awards and Scholarship Committee of the Midwest Chapter MLA would like to congratulate the winners of the 2015 First-Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant, the 2015 Annual Meeting … Continue reading

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2015 Jean Williams Sayre Innovation Award

Submitted by Leah Osterhaus Trzasko, Chair, Awards and Scholarships Committee, Midwest Chapter/MLA This year’s winner of the Jean Williams Sayre Award for Innovation is Rachel Sindelar, Director of the Broadlawns Medical Center Library, for her ChromeBook Project at Broadlawns Medical Center. Located … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2015 First-Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant Winners

Submitted by Mary O’Connell, Health Resource Library at Northwest Community Healthcare, Arlington Heights, Illinois I would like to take this opportunity to thank the scholarship committee for selecting me as a recipient of the 2015 Midwest Chapter MLA meeting, 1st Time … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2015 Annual Meeting Grant Winners

Submitted by Mindwell Egeland, Patients’ Library, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa As a grant recipient, I was able to travel to Louisville, KY for the Midwest MLA Chapter meeting. I enjoyed traveling there with colleagues which … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2015 Student Annual Meeting Grant Winners

Submitted by Kimberly Kelly, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan Hello, my name is Kimberly Kelly and I was a student winner of a grant to attend the conference in Kentucky. The Midwest Chapter of the MLA Conference in Kentucky was … Continue reading

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Award Announcement – 2015 Distinguished Librarian of the Year Award

Submitted by Jessica DeCaro, Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarship Committee The Midwest Chapter Awards and Scholarships Committee invites you to nominate stand-out chapter colleagues for the chapter’s 2015 Distinguished Librarian of the Year Award. The Distinguished Librarian of the Year … Continue reading

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Award Announcement – 2015 First Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant

Submitted by Edith Starbuck, Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarships Committee First Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant: FREE registration & $500 for Midwest Medical Library Association Annual Meeting (DUE May 15th) If you are planning to attend the 2015 Midwest Medical … Continue reading

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