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RTI News: Congratulations to the 2020 RTI Fellows!

MLA is pleased to announce the 2020 Research Training Institute (RTI) fellows! This year due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 RTI will be offered in a virtual format from July 13 to 17, 2020. The institute will provide the same high-quality advanced research methods curriculum and learning model, with mentoring and support for one year while fellows complete their research projects. The 2020 Virtual RTI will also be taught by the same team of experienced and expert research faculty. The 2020 RTI fellows were chosen by a selective submission process with an emphasis on a desire to learn, enthusiasm for research, and the quality and promise of their proposed research projects. Congratulations to the 2020 RTI fellows!

The 2020 RTI fellows are:

  • Gary Atwood, Dana Medical Library, University of Vermont–Burlington
  • Ana Corral, Virginia Tech Libraries, Virginia Polytechnic & State University–Blacksburg
  • Daina Dickman, AHIP, University Library, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA
  • Anna Ferri, Library, Roseman University of Health Sciences, Henderson, NV
  • Lynn Kysh, Health Sciences Library, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Stefanie Lapka, Health Sciences Libraries, University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • Michele L. Mason-Coles, Darnall Medical Library, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
  • Caitlin Meyer, Cushing Whitney Medical Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Rebecca Anne Morin, Hirsh Health Sciences Library, Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • Annie Nickum, AHIP, Library of the Health Sciences, University of Illinois–Chicago
  • Christi Piper, Strauss Health Sciences Library, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus–Aurora
  • Stacy Posillico, Eastern Region Hospitals Libraries, Northwell Health, Hempstead, NY
  • Kearin Reid, AHIP, Library, College of American Pathologists, Northfield, IL
  • Mary Roby, Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
  • Margarita Carrillo Shawcross, James A. Michener Library, University of Northern Colorado–Greeley
  • Melanie E. Sorsby, Medical Library, Covenant Health System and School of Nursing, Lubbock, TX
  • Samuel Watson, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region, Hardin Library, University of Iowa–Iowa City
  • Aidy Weeks, AHIP, Health Sciences Library, University of Nevada–Las Vegas
  • Kristin Whitman, Health Sciences Library-Meridian, Idaho State University–Pocatello
  • Stacy Winchester, Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina–Columbia

MLA is very pleased to report that we received many high-quality applications for the 2020 RTI and are so happy to see continuing enthusiasm for the RTI program. Special thanks to all who applied for the RTI program and scholarships!

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