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Donald West King, MD, who served as Deputy Director for Research and Education for the National Library of Medicine from 2002 to 2008, died from complications of cancer on October 21, 2018. An ambassador and advocate for NLM’s information products and services, Dr. King created opportunities to highlight NLM’s mission and achievements, and he nurtured… Read More »
NLM Director Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, has announced the appointment of Olivier Bodenreider, MD, PhD, as Acting Director of the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHNCBC), effective November 1, 2018. Dr. Bodenreider currently serves as Chief of the Cognitive Science Branch and the Acting Chief of the High-Performance Computing and Communications Branch… Read More »
Elizabeth Fee, PhD, died from complications of ALS, on October 17, 2018. Dr. Fee served most recently as NLM Senior Historian and previously as Chief of the NLM History of Medicine Division (HMD). She recently retired to become an independent researcher, continuing her world-renowned scholarly research in the history of medicine and public health. Dr…. Read More »
The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) have announced the five members of the 2018-2019 cohort of the NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program. The jointly sponsored program matches fellows and mentors in a one-year leadership development program. Since the program began in 2002, 54% of fellow graduates have… Read More »
NLM Director Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, has announced the appointment of Dina Paltoo, PhD, MPH, as NLM Assistant Director for Policy Development. In this role, she leads NLM’s policy and legislative activities which promote access to scientific data and information, as well as health information technology. Dr. Paltoo had performed the duties in an… Read More »