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Shelley A. Bader

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Board of Directors, Member, 1995–1998
  • Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award Jury, Member, 1989–1992; Chair, 1991–1992
  • Annual Meeting Program Committee, 1985
  • Annual Meeting, Hospitality Committee, Cochair, 1980
  • American Medical Informatics Association Advisory Council, MLA Representative, 1992–1996
  • Educational Media and Technologies Section, Founder
Chapter
  • Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Treasurer, 1980–1982

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Fellow, 2010
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
Other Awards
  • Association of American Medical Colleges, Emeritus Membership, 2008
  • Health Sciences Communications Association (HeSCA), Golden Raster Award, presented for distinguished leadership in the field of biomedical communications and outstanding contributions to health sciencse information
  • Who’s Who of American Women, 1997–
  • Hofstra University Alumni Association, George M. Estabrook Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement, 1994
  • George Washington Award for Outstanding Service to the University, 1994
  • Certificate of Appreciation. George Washington University, School of Medicine Class of l991
  • HeSCA/Journal of Biocommunication Literary Award, 1989 and 1992 for articles on videodisc utilization
  • HeSCA, Distinguished Service Award, 1986
Other Accomplishments and Activities
  • Mentoring, especially in the area of organization development, is the centerpiece of Bader’s contribution to the field of librarianship  
  • Consultant in strategic planning, coordination, and service implementation for many health sciences libraries
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia [CHOP] IAIMS Advisory Committee, 2002–2004
  • National Health Information Resource Center (NHIRC) Technical Advisory Panel, Member, 1996–
  • National Library of Medicine, Internet Connections Grant Review Panel, Member, 1995–1996
  • American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), Education Working Group, Executive Committee, 1991–1995; People and Organizational Issues Working Group, Nominations Committee, Chair, 1997
  • Association of Academic Health Sciences Library Directors (AAHSLD), President 1986–1987; Finance Committee, Chairman, 1987–1988; Program Committee, 1985; 1989–1991
  • Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), Group on Medical Education; Council on Academic Societies (AAHSLD representative) l991–2007; Administrative Board, Member, 2001–2004; Information Resources Program Planning Committee, , Member, 1998
  • Association of Biomedical Communications Directors (ABCD), Membership Committee l989–1991; Program Committee, Chair, l996
  • Health Sciences Communications Association (HeSCA), Awards Committee, Chair, 1992; Interactive Media Festival, Coordinator, 1990–1991;Judge, 1989; Nominations Committee, Chair, 1986–1987; President, 1984–1985; Treasurer, 1982–1983; BIO (joint meeting of HeSCA, AMI, BPA, ABCD), Chair,1984; Board of Directors, 1980–1986; Program Committee, 1981 and 1982 ; Learning Resources Center Catalog, Editor, 1979; Biomedical Libraries Functional Section, Chair, 1978; Exhibits Committee 1978–1982; Cochair, 1981, Chair, 1982
  • Annual Statistics of Medical School Libraries in the United States & Canada, Editorial Review Board, 12th, 13th and 14th editions, Member, l989–1993
  • Journal of Biocommunication, Editorial Review Board, Member, 1988–1992
  • Annual meeting seminar leader for "Job Market '84: Preparing for the Employment Interview"
  • Regional Medical Library Program (RML), National Library of Medicine, Region 2 Advisory Committee, Member, 1983–1988, 1997– ; Region IV Advisory Committee, Member, 1980–1982; Region IV AV Committee, Member, 1975–1979

Publications (5 representative)

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

Positions

  • Associate Professor Emeritus, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington DC, 2008–
  • Associate Vice President, Educational Resources, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1997–2008
  • Director of Educational Resources, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, l990–1997
  • Director, Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1980–l990
  • Chief, Reader Services Division, Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1979–1980
  • Chief, Access and Facilities Services Division, Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1978–1979
  • Head, Audio Visual Study Center, Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1975–1978
  • Head Reference Librarian, Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1973–1975
  • Circulation Librarian, Medical Library, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1971–1973

MLA published statements about the fellow

Education

  • EdD, Higher Education Administration and Organizational Behavior and Development, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1993. [Dissertation: Scholarly Recognition of Computer-based Educational Materials Developed by Faculty in American Medical Colleges]
  • MLS, School of Library and Information Science, University of Maryland–Baltimore, 1973 (Beta Phi Mu)
  • BA, Speech Arts; BA, Education, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, 1970

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Shelley A. Bader