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Joseph Leiter, PhD

See also Joseph Leiter's Oral History Summary

 

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • MLA/NLM Relations Committee, NLM representative.

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Marcia C. Noyes Award, 1989
  • Establishment of the Joseph Leiter NLM/MLA Lectureship, 1984
  • Fellow, 1983
Other
  • Assistant Secretary for Health’s Award for Exceptional Achievement, 1983
  • NLM Director’s Award, 1980
  • DHEW Superior Service Award, 1978
  • Who’s Who in Government, 1975-76
  • American Men and Women of Science. Physical and Biological Sciences, 1972

Representative Publications

  • Leiter J. Information services. Science 1982 Sep; (217):982.
  • Kassenbaum L, Leiter J. Training and continuing education for on-line searching. Med Inform (Lond). 1978 Sep; (3):165-75.
  • Eisenberg LJ, Standing RA, Tidball CS, Leiter J. MEDLEARN: a computer-assisted instruction (CAI) program for MEDLARS. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1978 Jan; (66):6-13. [cited April 12, 2007] 
  • McCarn DB, Leiter J. On-line services in medicine and beyond. Science 1973 Jul; (181):318-24.

Positions

  • Associate Director, Library Operations, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, 1965-83
  • Consultant, National Cancer Institute; National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, 1965
  • Chief, Cancer Chemotherapy, National Service Center, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda MD, 1963-65
  • Assistant Chief, Cancer Chemotherapy, National Service Center, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda MD, 1956-63
  • Consultant screening National Service Center, National Cancer institute, Bethesda MD, 1955-56
  • From Chemist to Head Biochemistry Section, Laboratory of Chemical Pharmacology, National
  • Cancer Institute, Bethesda MD, 1938-55
  • Chemist, National Bureau of Standards, Washington DC, 1935-38

MLA published statements about the fellow

 

(Birth 1915; Death 2005)

Contributed by Lois Ann Colaianni, AHIP, FMLA

Joseph Leiter, PhD