Honors and Awards
- Honorary Member, 2013
- Donald A. B. Lindberg Research Fellowship established, 2003
- President’s Award, 1997
- International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics: Founding Fellow, 2017
- Coalition for Networked Information: Paul Evan Peters Award, 2014, for notable and lasting international achievements related to information technology and the creation and use of information resources and services that advance scholarship and intellectual productivity
- Senior Executive Service: Meritorious Executive, 1997
- American College of Medical Informatics: Morris F. Collen Award, 1997
- American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering: Founding Fellow, 1992
- American Medical Association: Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service by Member of Executive Branch in Career Public Service, Inaugural Recipient, 1989
- National Academy of Medicine (then, Institute of Medicine): Elected, 1985
- American College of Medical Informatics: Founding Fellow, 1984
Other Accomplishments and Activities (selected)
- Health On the Net (HON) Foundation: Council, member, 1996–2018
- National Academy of Medicine (then, Institute of Medicine): Council, member, 1992–1995
- American Medical Informatics Association: founding president, 1988–1991
- National Board of Medical Examiners: Executive Committee, member, 1987–1991
- National Academy of Sciences: Computer Science and Engineering Board, member, 1971–1974
Publications (5 representative)
- Lindberg DA, Humphreys BL. Rising expectations: access to biomedical information. Yearb Med Inform. 2008;3(1):165– [cited 28 Feb 2020]. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2441483/>.
- Lindberg DA. HPCC and the National Information Infrastructure: an overview. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1995 Jan;83(1):29– PMID: 7703935. [cited 28 Feb 2020].
- Lindberg DA, Siegel ER, Rapp BA, Wallingford KT, Wilson SR. Use of MEDLINE by physicians for clinical problem solving. JAMA. 1993 Jun 23–30;269(24):3124–
- Lindberg DA, West RT, Corn M. IAIMS: an overview from the National Library of Medicine. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1992 Jul;80(3):244– [cited 28 Feb 2020].
- Lindberg DAB. The computer and medical care. Springfield, IL: Thomas [c1968].
- Director Emeritus, National Library of Medicine, 2015–2019
- Director, National Library of Medicine, 1984–2015
- US Coordinator, G-7 Global Healthcare Applications Project, 1996–2000
- Director (founding), National Coordination Office, White House High Performance Computing and Communications Program, 1992–1995
- Director, Information Science Group, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, 1971–1984
- Professor of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, 1969–1984
- Professor and Chairman, Department of Information Science, School of Library and Information Science, University of Missouri, 1969–1971
- Associate Professor of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, 1966–1969
- Assistant Professor of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, 1963–1966
- Instructor in Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, 1962–1963
MLA published statements about the honorary member
- Humphreys BL, Rosenbloom M. Donald A. B. Lindberg, MD, honorary MLA member [obituary]. J Med Libr Assoc. 2020 Apr;108(2):314–7. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2020.878.
- Esparza J. In memoriam: Donald A. B. Lindberg. MLAConnect [Internet].19 Aug 2019 [cited 28 Feb 2020]. <https://www.mlanet.org/p/bl/et/blogid=36&blogaid=2656>.
- Medical Library Association. Summary of oral history interview with Donald A.B. Lindberg. Interview conducted on October 31, 2014, by Linda A. Watson, AHIP, FMLA. Chicago, IL: Medical Library Association. [cited 28 Feb 2020].
- Resident physician in pathology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO, 1960–1962
- Assistant resident in pathology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1958–1960
- Intern in pathology, Columbian Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1958–1959
- MD, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1958
- AB, magna cum laude, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, 1954
Contributed by Betsy L. Humphreys, FMLA