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African American Medical Librarians Alliance Caucus

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The African American Medical Librarians Alliance Caucus (AAMLA) is committed to providing leadership and support on issues such as recruiting and retaining diverse librarians, developing mentoring and leadership for minority librarians, and creating a repository of information on the expert skills and special abilities of minority librarians in MLA, particularly those of African American descent.

AAMLA stands committed to bringing the challenges and issues of minority librarians and information professionals to the forefront. Our role is to help all medical librarians and information professionals understand and appreciate the dynamics of cultural diversity, as well as to recognized and address the needs for cultural competence in the healthcare environments.

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AAMLA Leaders 

NamePosition
Carl Leak, AHIP
George Mason University
Chair; Community Council Alternate
Michael S. Fitts
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Chair-Elect
Kelsa Bartley
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Immediate Past Chair; Community Council Representative
Irene (Rena) Machowa Lubker, AHIP
Medical University of South Carolina
Delegate, Education Domain Hub
Tanisha N. Mills, AHIP
Northeast Georgia Health System
Delegate, Clinical Support Domain Hub
Beverly Murphy, AHIP, FMLA
Duke University Med.Cntr.
Delegate, Professionalism and Leadership Domain Hub
Jahala Simuel
Howard University
Delegate, Information Services Domain Hub
Alia Spencer
Palm Beach State College
Delegate, Global Health & Health Equity Domain Hub
Yolanda Strayhorn
CDC Library
Delegate, Information Management Domain Hub
Jamia Williams
SUNY Brockport
Delegate, Innovation & Research Practice Domain Hub