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Laurie L. Thompson, AHIP, Library, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center–Dallas, tel. 214.648.2626
Blogs to Follow
Kelly Gonzalez, AHIP, UTSW Medical Center Library, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center–Dallas
Meredith Ilyse Solomon, Zylman Health Sciences Library, INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA
AHIP, Jay Sexter Library, Touro University Nevada–Henderson
Jana C. Liebermann, Policy Information Center, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Diane G. Cooper, AHIP, National Institutes of Health Library, Bethesda, MD
Nandita S. Mani, AHIP, Sladen Library, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Katie D. McLean, Health Sciences Library, Capital Health, Halifax, NS, Canada
Leadership and Management
Teresa L. Knott, AHIP, Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University–Richmond
Medical Library Education
Jodi L. Philbrick, College of Information, University of North Texas–Denton
, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Nancy Glassman, AHIP, D. Samuel Gottesman Library, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Dina J. McKelvy, AHIP, Library, Maine Medical Center–Portland
Carol Ann Attwood, AHIP, Patient and Health Education Library, Mayo Clinic in Arizona–Scottsdale
James Shedlock, AHIP, FMLA, Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Articles submitted directly to the editor are due on the dates indicated below. Earlier deadlines may apply for articles being submitted to the column and department editors listed above. Please contact the appropriate editor for further information.