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Sherrilynne Fuller, PhD

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Journal of the Medical Library Association, Editor Search Committee, Member, 2004–2005
  • Donald A. B. Lindberg Research Fellowship Jury, Chair, 2002–2003 
  • American Medical Informatics Association, MLA Representative, 1996–1997
  • ISI/MLA Doctoral Fellowship Jury of the Grants and Scholarship Committee, Chair 1993–1994
  • Nominating Committee, Member, 1991–1992
  • Medical Informatics Section, Founding Member; Chair, 1991–1992
  • Task Force on Communications, Member, 1989
  • Information System Task Force, Member, 1986–1989
  • Board of Directors, Member, 1986–1989
    • Finance Committee, Treasurer and Chair, 1987–1989
  • National Program Committee, Local Assistance Committee, Chair, 1984–1986
  • National Program Committee, Member, 1982
Other Accomplishments and Activities
  • Global Partners in Public Health Informatics, Principal Investigator
  • National Science Communication Institute, Advisory Board, Member, 2011–
  • President’s (White House) Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC), Chair; Subcommittee on Health, Member, 1997–2002
  • American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), Board of Directors, Member, 1995–1999
  • NLM Board of Regents, Member
  • NLM Biomedical Library and Informatics Review Committee, Member, 1995
  • National Library of Medicine, Biomedical Library Review Committee, Member, 1990–1994; Chair, 1993–1994
  • National Center for Biotechnology Information. Strategic Planning Committee, Member
  • Co-principal investigator on more than twenty research projects

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Marcia C. Noyes Award, 2010
  • Fellow, 2003
  • Janet Doe Lecturer, 1999
  • Ida and George Eliot Prize, for series of articles published in Academic Medicine, 1997
Other Awards
  • First Annual American Society for Information Science and Technology Lectureship, 2011
  • American College of Medical Informatics, Fellow 1994

Publications (5 representative)

Articles published in the Bulletin of the Medical Library Association or Journal of the Medical Library Association are available via PubMed Central.

  • Revere D, Turner AM, Madhavan A, Rambo N, Bugni PF, Kimball AM, Fuller SS. Understanding the information needs of public health practitioners: a literature review to inform design of an interactive digital knowledge management system. J Biomed Inform. 2007 Aug;40(4): 410–21.
  • Chen HC, Fuller SS, Friedman C, Hersh W, eds. Medical informatics: knowledge management and data mining in biomedicine. New York, NY: Springer; 2005.
  • Fuller SS, Ketchell DS, Tarczy-Hornoch P, Masuda D. Integrating knowledge resources at the point of care: opportunities for librarians. Bull Med Lib Assoc. 1999 Oct;87(4):393–403. [cited 2 Feb 2012].
  • Fuller S, Braude R, Florance V, Frisse M. Managing information in the academic medical center: building an integrated information environment. Acad Med. 1995 Oct;70(10):887–91.
  • Stead WW, Haynes RB, Fuller S, Friedman CP, Travis LE, Beck JR, Fenichel CH, Chandrasekaren B, Buchanan BG, Abola EE, Sievert MC, Gardner RM, Messerle J, Jaffe CC, Pearson WR, Abarbanel RM. Designing medical informatics research and library resource projects to increase what is learned. J Am Med Informatics Assoc. 1994;1(1):28–33,

Positions

  • Co-Director, Center for Public Health Informatics, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, 2006–
  • Professor, Division of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Department of Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Washington–Seattle, 2001–
  • Professor,  Information  School, University of Washington–Seattle, 2001–
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington–Seattle, 2001–
  • Senior Advisor, Dean, University Libraries, University of Washington–Seattle, 2010
  • Associate Dean of University Libraries, University of Washington–Seattle, 2006–2008
  • Director, Health Sciences Libraries, University of Washington–Seattle, 1988–2008
  • Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region, 1988–2008
  • Assistant Director of University Libraries, University of Washington–Seattle 1988–2006
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medical Education, School of Medicine, University of Washington–Seattle 1996–2001
  • Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of Washington–Seattle, 1996–2001
  • Adjunct Association Professor, Department of Health Services, University of Washington–Seattle, 1997–2001
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington–Seattle, 1993–1997
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of Washington–Seattle, 1993–1996
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Education, School of Medicine University of Washington–Seattle,1988–1996
  • Director, Biomedical Library, University of Minnesota–Minneapolis, 1984–1988
  • Associate Director, Norris Medical Library, University of Southern California–Los Angeles, 1978–1984

MLA published statements about the fellow

Education

  • PhD, Library and Information Management, University of Southern California–Los Angeles, 1984
  • MLS, Library Science, Indiana University–Bloomington, 1968
  • BA, Biology, Indiana University–Bloomington, 1967

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Sherrilynne Fuller, PhD