Health Science Librarians of Ilinois

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Illinois Librarians Presenting at MLA 2015

The following staff members from Illinois libraries are presenting at this year’s Medical Library Association Conference in Austin, Texas. (For those presentations that include presenters not from Illinois, just the Illinois ones are listed.) If I missed anyone, please let me know. I will include the poster sessions in a separate entry.

“A Day in the Life of a Medical Student: Applying Ethnographic Methods in Academic Health Sciences Settings”–Kathryn H. Carpenter, University of Illinois Chicago; Christine D. Frank, Rush University; Gail Y. Hendler, Loyola University Chicago; Connie Poole, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine; Natalie Reed, Midwestern University; Andrea Twiss-Brooks, University of Chicago

“From Talking Dogs to Personalized Medicine: The Weird and Wonderful History of Inheritance and Pharmacogenomics from Pups to People”–Pamela L. Shaw, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

“Put That in Writing: Perspectives from the Editorial Board” (panel discussion)–Paul H. Blobaum, Governors State University (moderator)

“The MLA Research Agenda Systematic Review Project”–Anne Woznica, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

“NExT: Creating an Interprofessional Alliance to Diminish Informational Barriers for Public Health Nurses”–Carmen Howard, University of Illinois at Chicago (Peoria location); Krista Jones, University of Illinois at Chicago (Champaign location); Patricia Eathington, Western Illinois University; Emily M. Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago (Peoria location)

“Powerful Partners Make E-Science and Data Management a Success”–Cunera M. Buys, Northwestern University; Pamela L. Shaw, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

“Encouraging Scholarly Activity: The Role of the Hospital Librarian in the Formation of a Writers Club”–Patricia L. Smith, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

“The View from Here: Kristi Holmes”–Kristi L. Holmes, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

“Innovative Services for Enhancing Library Value” (panel discussion)–Erin E. Kerby, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“When ‘How Hard Can It Be?’ Becomes ‘a Sisyphean Task’: Framing a Data-Sharing Platform for Developmental Health Outcomes”–Cunera M. Buys, Northwestern University; Pamela L. Shaw, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

CE200 – “How to Set up a Clinical Librarian Program at Your Institution” (all-day course)–Gail Hendler, Loyola University Chicago (instructor)

CE706 – “Planning, Conducting, and Publishing Library Research” (all-day course)–Jo Dorsch, University of Illinois at Chicago, Peoria location (instructor)

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