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Leaders

Board of Directors

The MLA Board of Directors is elected by MLA members. The Executive Director is an ex officio nonvoting member of the board.

Past leaders (Presidents, Board of Directors, and Nominating Committee members) are found here.

NamePosition
Beverly Murphy, AHIP, FMLA
Duke University Med.Cntr.
President
Julia Esparza
Louisiana State Univ. HSC
President-Elect
Barbara A. Epstein, AHIP, FMLA
University of Pittsburgh
Immediate Past President
Marie T. Ascher
New York Medical College
Member
Amy Blevins
Indiana University School of Medicine
Treasurer
Keith W. Cogdill, AHIP
National Institutes of Health
Member
Stephanie Fulton, AHIP
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Member
Shannon D Jones, AHIP
Medical Univ. of South Carolina
Treasurer-Elect
Sandra Irene Martin
Wayne State University
Member
Gurpreet K Rana
University of Michigan
Secretary
Elizabeth R. Lorbeer, AHIP
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Section Council Chair
Melissa Ratajeski, AHIP
University of Pittsburgh
Chapter Council Chair
Kevin Baliozian
Medical Library Association
Executive Director

Executive Committee

NamePosition
Beverly Murphy, AHIP, FMLA
Duke University Med.Cntr.
President
Julia Esparza
Louisiana State Univ. HSC
President-Elect
Barbara A. Epstein, AHIP, FMLA
University of Pittsburgh
Immediate Past President
Amy Blevins
Indiana University School of Medicine
Treasurer
Kevin Baliozian
Medical Library Association
Executive Director

Appointed Officials

The MLA Board of Directors appoints members to support the work of the association.

NamePosition
Kevin Baliozian
Medical Library Association
Executive Director
Katherine Goold Akers
Wayne State University
JMLA Editor in Chief
Linné Girouard, AHIP
Houston Methodist
Sergeant-at-arms
Chris Shaffer, AHIP
University of California, San Francisco
Parliamentarian
Christine Willis, AHIP
Shepherd Center
Editor, MLA News