Associate Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region, Library of the Health Sciences, University of Illinois-Chicago, 2002-
Previous Professional Positions (Last Fifteen Years)
Manager of library services, 1983-2002; manager of coordinated care (0.75 appointment), 1994-1997; Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI.
National: member 1974-; Janet Doe Lectureship Jury: member 2007-2009, chair 2008-2009; Task Force on Vital Pathways for Hospital Libraries: member 2006-; Task Force on the Information Specialist in Context: member 2003-2005; Board of Directors: member 2001-2004, secretary 2002-2004; Task Force on Expert Searching: chair 2001-2004; Benchmarking Implementation Task Force: member 2001-2003; Election Task Force: chair 1999; "Clinical Pathways" course: instructor 1997-1998; Managing Editor of Books Search and Screen Committee: member 1996; Nominating Committee: member 1996; Centennial Coordinating Committee: member 1994-1999; Books Panel: member 1990-1994, chair 1993-1994. Section: History of Health Sciences Section: member 1997-. Hospital Libraries Section: member 1975-; Information Technology Committee: member 2006-2007. Leadership and Management Section: member 2002-. Consumer and Patient Health Information Section: member 1988-2003. Chapter: Midwest Chapter: member 1974-; 2001 Annual Meeting Program Committee: chair 1999-2001; Executive Committee: member 1994-1996.
National Library of Medicine: Long Range Planning Panel 2: NLM Health Information for Underserved and Diverse Populations in the 21st Century: member 2005-2006; Special Emphasis Panel (Internet Access to Digital Libraries): chair 2002; Special Emphasis Panel (Publication Grants): member 2000, chair 2001; Biomedical Library Review Committee: member 1996-2000. National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region: Regional Advisory Council: member 1999-2001; Resource Sharing Committee: member 1999-2001. Journal of Hospital Librarianship: Editorial Board: member 2001-. New England Journal of Medicine: Library Advisory Board: member 2003-2004. Radiological Society of North America: Library Advisory Board: member 2006-. Council of Wisconsin Libraries: member 1993-1997; Interloan Committee: member 1996-1997; Electronic Reference Sources Committee: member 1995-1996; Executive Committee: member 1995-1996; Information Gateways Committee: member 1994-1995. Wisconsin Health Sciences Library Association: president 1993-1994. Southeastern Wisconsin Health Science Library Consortium: presiding officer/coordinator 2001-2003.
Medical Library Association: Fellow, 2002-; 100 Most Notable, 1998; Janet Doe Lectureship, 1990. Hospital Libraries Section: Leadership Award, 2003; Publication Award, 2002. Wisconsin Health Science Library Association: Librarian of the Year, 2001. Medical Informatics Marine Biological Laboratory/National Library of Medicine Course, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA: Fellow, 1997. School of Library and Information Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Notable Alumnus, 1991.
MS, library science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1973; BS, education (minors: mathematics, library science), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1970.
Publications (Last Five Years)
Medical Library Association
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