2013/14 President: Dixie A. Jones, AHIP
Previous Professional Positions (Last Fifteen Years)
National: member 1984–; Continuing Education Committee: member 2010–2013; E-Patient Symposium Planning Committee: member 2009–2010; Nominating Committee: member 1999–2000, 2009–2010; Benchmarking Network Editorial Board: member 2007–2009; MLA/NLM Joint Electronic Personal Health Record Task Force: chair 2007–2008; Task Force on Vital Pathways for Hospital Librarians, Steering Committee: member 2006–2008; MLA treasurer 2005–2007; Board of Directors: member 2004–2007; Ad Hoc Professional Recruitment and Retention Committee: member 2003–2006; Academy of Health Information Professionals: mentor to Provisional Member 2002–2003, 2006–2010; Membership Committee: member (representing Section Council) 2001–2004; Task Force to Plan Recruitment for the 21st Century Workforce of Health Information Professionals: member 2001–2003; 1996 and 2002 National Program Committees: member 1994–1996, 2000–2002; Centennial Celebration Fund Raising Team: member 1997–1998; Awards Committee: chair 1999–2000, member 1997–1998. Section: Federal Libraries Section: member 2004–2009; secretary 2007–2009. Hospital Libraries Section: member 1986–; Nominating Committee: member 1994–1995, 2002–2003; Strategic Planning Committee: chair 2002–2004. Leadership and Management Section: member 1991–; Leading Edge: coeditor 2001–2006. Public Services Section: member: 1991–2008; Nominating Committee: member 1997–1998. Research Section: member 1996–; research presentations judge 2009–2011; Section Council representative 2000–2003; Research Mentors Program Task Force: member 1999–2001. Section Council: vice-chair 2002–2004; Communications Committee: chair 2002–2004; Section/SIG Review Committee: member 2001–2002. Chapter: South Central Chapter (SCC): member 1980–; Credentialing Committee: member 2011–; Membership Committee: member 2009–2011; Nominating Committee: chair 1997–1998, member 2007–2008; Program Committee: chair 1989–1990, cochair 1996–1997, member 2008–2009, Contributed Paper Subcommittee: chair 2008–2009; Katrina Task Force: member 2005–2006; Communications Committee: chair 2003–2004; Local Arrangements Committee: member 2002–2003; Credentialing Committee: member 1999–2003; Ad Hoc MLA Centennial Celebration/SCC Silver Anniversary Committee: member 1997–1998; Finance Committee: member 1995–1997; president 1996–1997.
South Central Academic Medical Libraries: Board of Directors: member, 2012–. Central Louisiana Medical Library Consortium: Board of Directors: member 2003–2009; vice president 2007–2009. Health Sciences Library Association of Louisiana: Continuing Education Committee: member 1998. Louisiana Library Association: Executive Board: member 1996–1997; Advisory Committee on Publications: member 1995–1996; Local Arrangements Committee: member 1997–1998; Scholarship Committee: member 1997–2000; Special Committee on Strategic Planning: member 1997–1998; Subject Specialists Section: chair 1996–1997. National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region: Consumer Health Advisory Committee: member 1999–2001; Document Delivery Committee: member 2007–2009; Louisiana Go Local Advisory Committee: member 2006–2009; Louisiana Regional Advisory Council: member 2007–2009. American Medical Informatics Association: Ethics Committee: member 2010–. Medical Reference Services Quarterly Editorial Board: member 2008–. Journal of Hospital Librarianship: Specialty of the House column, coeditor 2003–.
Academy of Health Information Professionals: Distinguished Member 1990–2015. National Library of Medicine: medical informatics fellowship at Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, 2000. MLA Research Section: Honorable Mention Research Award for coauthorship of contributed paper 2008. MLA Hospital Libraries Section: Scroll of Exemplary Service 2002– ; Professional Development Award 2010. MLA/South Central Chapter: Distinguished Service Award 2003; William D. Postell Professional Development Award 2010. Overton Brooks VA Medical Center: Special Contribution Award 2004, 2008, 2009. Marquis Who’s Who in America 2012–2013 editions.
BA, library science, Louisiana Tech University–Ruston, 1974; MLS, Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge, 1975.
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