We would like to recognize the following network members by highlighting their accomplishments, promotions, awards, new positions, and departures. We welcome your submissions for possible future announcements!
Rebecca Swift, Medical Librarian at Phoenix Indian Medical Center (PIMC) in Phoenix, AZ, has accepted a library position at Central Arizona College. Her last day at PIMC is March 31st. Rebecca will be replaced by Kelly Akin.
Mari Stoddard, Associate Librarian at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library in Tucson, retired in March 2017 after 25 years of service.
Melina Perez, NN/LM PSR Office Manager for the past nine years, left her position on January 27. She is now the Administrative Coordinator for UCLA Library User Engagement.
Theresa Johnson, Medical Librarian at Sutter Resource Library in Sacramento, CA, retired in January 2017.
Susan Barnes, former Assistant Director of the NN/LM Outreach Evaluation Center and UCLA Biomedical Library reference librarian, passed away on January 3. A celebration of her life will be held in the spring in Seattle.
Holly Ann Burt is the new Behavioral Sciences Librarian at the University of Southern California (USC) Libraries. She was previously the Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator for the NN/LM Greater Midwest Region.
Erin Latta is the new National DOCLINE Coordination Office (NDCO) Coordinator. Erin replaces Ashley Cuffia, who is now the Network and Evaluation Coordinator for NN/LM South Eastern/Atlantic region.
Amanda J. Wilson assumed the position of Head of the National Network Coordinating Office (NNCO) at the National Library of Medicine on January 9, 2017.
Nathalie Reid is the new NN/LM PSR Data Services and Technology Librarian as of February 6.
Jean Shipman, executive director of Knowledge Management and the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, and Director of the NN/LM MidContinental Region, has announced her retirement in August, 2017. Then she begins a new adventure as vice president of global library relations at Elsevier.
Patricia Iannuzzi, dean of the University Libraries at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, has announced her retirement on September 1, 2017.
Chris Shaffer has been appointed as the University Librarian and Assistant Vice Chancellor – Academic Information Management at the University of California, San Francisco, effective August 1. He is currently the University Librarian and an associate professor at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).