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NLM Seeks Host Sites for 2019-2020 Second-Year NLM Associate Fellows: Apply by April 1!

Posted by on December 4th, 2018 Posted in: Advocacy, Announcements, General, Training


The National Library of Medicine is seeking host sites for the 2019-2020 second year for its current group of NLM Associate Fellows. The deadline for letters of interest is April 1, 2019. Information on hosting NLM Associate Fellows is available on the NLM web site. Host sites are health sciences libraries which can offer a strong opportunity for an early-career health sciences librarian, with exposure to the full range of work and experiences of the institution. NLM is seeking host sites that are willing to fund the stipend and health insurance, while NLM provides funding for professional development, interview, colloquium attendance, and relocation.

Following is brief backgrounds on the Associates. You are welcome to contact them to ask for their resumes or further understand their interests. All of the Associates are interested in a second year.

  • Stacy Brody is interested in public health, policy, ethics, and outreach. She enjoys planning events, facilitating partnerships, and building coalitions. She also has experience teaching in formal and informal settings. Familiar with online tools, such as Canva, Piktochart, Hootsuite, and Sprout Social, she has utilized them in marketing and content creation. For her second year, she is interested in learning to conduct systematic reviews and to explore health information provision to diverse populations, from policy makers to patients.
  • Sarah Clarke is interested in research data management, reference, systematic reviews, and working as a liaison to Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees.
  • Amelia Llorens is interested in consumer health, data visualization, and organization of information. She has experience with Qlik and database experience using MySQL and PHP. She is willing to learn new tools and programming languages.
  • Cecelia Vetter is interested in instruction, health information literacy, scholarly communication, reference, and clinical librarianship.
  • Paije Wilson is interested in biomedical research data management, reference, scholarly publishing, health literacy, and instruction. She is greatly interested in expanding on her skills in data management and gaining professional experience in instruction. Ultimately, she is excited to learn anything that may help future practitioners, researchers, and students in the medical field.

For questions, contact Kathel Dunn, Associate Fellowship Program Coordinator.

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Alan Carr is the Associate Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region, based at UCLA.

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