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Minnie S. Orfanos

Minnie Orfanos

Year Fellowship Conferred: 1989

 

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Treasurer, 1983–1984
  • Finance Committee, member, 1976–1978; 1983–1984
  • Annual Meeting Program Committee, member, 1978
  • Exchange Committee, chair, 1965–1972
  • Nominating Committee, member, 1971–1972; 1976–1977
  • Elections Committee, member, 1976–1977
  • Ad Hoc Task Analysis Committee, Chicago, member, 1976–1978
  • Dental Section, Standards Committee, 1992; chair, 1952–1953
Chapter
  • Midwest Chapter, secretary-treasurer, 1965–1968; president, 1968–1969

 

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Fellow, 1989
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
Other Awards
  • American Academy of the History of Medicine, Hayden-Harris Award, 1994
  • American College of Dentists, Award of Merit, 1967
  • Northwestern University, Emerita status, 1989
Other Accomplishments and Activities
  • For over 20 years, visited patients in their homes and at Northwestern Hospital through Ministers of Care, Holy Names Cathedral, Chicago
  • National Institutes of Health Grant Review Committee, member, 1974
  • Midwest Regional Medical Library, Governing Board, secretary, 1971–1972; vice chair, 1973; president, 1974
  • Association of Canadian Faculty of Dentistry, surveyor, 1970–1972

 

Publications (5 representative)

 

Professional Positions

  • Librarian, Dental School Library, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 1952–1989
  • Acting Librarian, Dental School Library, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 1950–1952
  • Assistant Librarian, Dental School Library, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 1945–1950
  • Library Assistant, Dental School Library, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 1943–1945
  • Clerk, Chicago Public Library, Chicago, IL, 1940–1943

 

MLA published statements about the fellow

 

 

Education

  • MS, library science, University of Michigan, 1958
  • PhB (bachelor of philosophy) Northwestern University, 1954

 

(Death 2014)

 

Minnie S. Orfanos