Director, Library, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences–Little Rock, 1997–
Previous Professional Positions
MLA Official Activities
National: member 1974–; Task Force on Scholarly Publishing: member 2005–; MLA/Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL): Joint Legislative Task Force: member 2005– ; Centennial Coordinating Committee: member 1994–1999; Janet Doe Lectureship Jury: member 1995/96; Nominating Committee: member 1994; Finance Committee: member 1991–1993; Board of Directors: member 1990–1993; Section Council: chair 1990–1993. Section: Consumer and Patient Health Information Section: member 1988– ; Hospital Libraries Section: member 1991– ; Publications Committee: member 1996–1998; International Cooperation Section: member 1989– ; Leadership and Management Section (formerly Medical School Libraries Section): member 1988– ; Medical Informatics Section: member 1997–2001; Public Health/Health Administration Section: member 2004– ; Technical Services Section: member 1988–1992. Chapter: South Central Chapter: member 1974– ; Disaster Preparedness Symposium: co-chair 2005/06; Katrina Relief Task Force: member 2005– ; Program Committee: co-chair 2005, member 1996; Local Arrangements Committee: member 2004/05; Ad Hoc History Committee: member 2002–2005; MLA Nominating Committee: nominee 2002/03; Chapter Advisory Council: member 2001/02, 2004/05; Nominating Committee: 1998/99, 2001/02, 2003/04; Honorary Distinguished Service Awards Ad Hoc Committee: member 1998/99; Research Committee: member 1995–1997. Mid-Atlantic Chapter: member 1990/91.
Other Professional Activities
National Library of Medicine: NIH PubMed Central National Advisory Committee: member 2005– ; Technical Evaluation Group and Site Visit Team for RML Contracts: member 200/01, 2005/06; NN/LM Evaluation/Site Visit Team: member 2002/03; NN/LM South Central Region: Regional Advisory Committee: chair 2004–2006; member 1997–2006; Reviewer for Subcontract Proposals: 2001, 2004. Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL): Scholarly Communications Committee: chair 2005– ; member 2002– ; Statistics Editorial Board: member 2001–2004; Program Committee: chair 2001/02; member 1999–2001. South Central Academic Medical Libraries Consortium (SCAMeL): Disaster Preparedness Task Force: Chair 2005– ; Nominating Committee: member 2003/04; Executive Committee: member 2000/01–2003/04; chair 2000–2002. Amigos Library Services: Board of Trustees: member 1998–2001; Election Committee: chair 2001. Arkansas Consumer Health Information Network: Steering Committee: chair 1998–2004. Arkansas State Library: Network Advisory Committee: member 1997–2000.; Arkansas Library Association: Legislative Committee: member 2000–2002. Central Arkansas Library System: Booker Worthen Prize Selection Committee: member 1999– . UALR Library Dean Search Committee: member 2005/06.
Medical Library Association: Fellow 2006; Academy of Health Information Professionals: Distinguished member 1990– ; South Central Chapter/MLA: Distinguished Service Award 1996; UAMS Regional Programs: Dale Bumpers AHEC Leadership Award 2006; UAMS College of Public Health: Public Health Student Leadership Award, 2004; National Library of Medicine: Medical Informatics Fellowship at Woods Hole, 1998; Beta Phi Mu: member 1976– .
BA, sociology, University of Arkansas, 1970; MLS, Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge, 1976; MPH (with honors), University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2004.
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