Health Science Librarians of Ilinois

HSLI Newsletter


Serving Illinois Health Information Professionals

Member News

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New Members

2015

Kirstin Duffin

2014

Frances Drone-Silvers

JJ Pionke

Thomas Dennis

Julie Dietrich

 

 

 

Retirements

2015

Royden Jones, OSF

2014

Ruth Holst, UIC/GMR

Marie Burns, Lutheran

Fran Kovach, SIU-COM

Arlis Dittmer, Blessing

Rhona Kelly, SIU-COM

Beth Robb, Provena

Cleo Pappas, UIC

2013

Jerry DeWitt, Carle

Karen Stoner, DMH

Elissa Cochrane, Provena

On the Move

2015

Molly Horio moves to OSF St. Francis

2014

JJ Pionke, Wichita State University, moves to  the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  JJ is the  Kinesiology, Recreation, Sports & Tourism, Speech and Hearing Science Librarian at the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library.

Eleanor Truex, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, becomes Medical Librarian, Lakefront Region when Presence Saint Francis Hospital Library is regionalized.

Estelle Hu, University of Illinois – Chicago LHS-C, becomes Health Sciences Bibliographer and Assistant Professor.

Paul Blobaum, Governor’s State University, becomes Head of Reference and Scholarly Communications at GSU.

Mary Schultz, University of Illinois – Chicago LHS-U, moves to University of Nevada School of Medicine. [Read More]

Ryan Rafferty, University of Illinois – Chicago LHS-U, becomes Interim Regional Head Librarian at LHS-U.

Frances Drone-Silvers, Parkland College, moves to Carle Foundation Hospital.  Frances is the Biomedical Information Specialist.

Julie Dietrich moves to Blessing Health Professions Library.

2013

Emily Johnson, Virginia Commonwealth University, moves to University of Illinois – Chicago LHS-P.  Emily is the Regional Assistant Librarian and an assistant professor. [Read More]

Estelle Hu, Silver Cross Hospital, moves to University, moves to University of Illinois – Chicago LHS-C. Estelle is a Visiting Assistant Information Services Librarian and Visiting Instructor.

2012

Daneen Richardson, Grahm Hospital, moves to Western Illinois University. Daneen is the Health Sciences/Sciences Librarian.

Greg Youngen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, moves to Indiana State University. Greg is the Associate Dean of Library Services.

Stacey Knight-Davis, Eastern Illinois University, becomes  Head of Library Technology Services at EIU.

 

Library Changes

2016

Greater Midwest Region office moves to Iowa

2015

Traditional undergraduate programs close at Benedictine University, Springfield [Read More]

2014

2013

Decatur Memorial Hospital Library closes

Provena Covenant Medical Center Library and closes

2012

Sanford-Brown University announces it is closing Illinois locations