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The Alchymist by David Teniers, 1600s

History of the Health Sciences Section Activities

HHS Sessions at the 2006 MLA Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ

HHS Business Meeting at the 2006 MLA Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ

Transformations A-Z
History of the Health Sciences
Pharmacy and Drug Information Section; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Health Sciences Librarians SIG; Mental Health SIG
Between "Madness" and Mental Health: Changing Perceptions and Treatment - Papers
Sunday, May 21, 2006 - 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM

AbstractsMeasures of Madness: The Case of Winnie Ruth Judd Societal Perceptions of Anorexia Nervosa: From the Saintly to the ScientificImplications for Librarianship Resulting from Deinstitutionalization AbstractsThe Retreat at York: Providing a Transformation to Humane Treatment of the Mentally Ill in the 19th CenturySchizophrenia: Emerging from the Darkness


Paper Title

Toni C. Yancy, MLS
Outreach Coordinator National Network of Libraries of Medicine

University of Maryland, Heath Sciences & Human Services Library
Baltimore, MD


Sunny L. Worel, AHIP

Medical Library/Information Consultant
St Paul, MN

Lee Vucovich, AHIP

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Bradley W. Bishop

Florida Mental Health Institute Research Library
Tampa, FL


Poster Title

Joan M. Stoddart, AHIP

Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Clista Clanton

University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL

Transformations A-Z
History of the Health Sciences Section
Oral History Committee, MLA Board, and MLA Headquarters
Passing the Baton: Transforming Knowledge
Monday, May 22, 2006, 2:00 PM -3:30 PM

AbstractsThe Sherrington School From Pap to ThinPrep to HPV Vaccine: Detection and Eradication of Cervical Cancer A Leslie Morton Style Review of Selected Landmarks in MedicalBibliography from Alexandria to the InternetAbstractsGenetics: From Genes to Genomes


Paper Title

Dee Jones
Head of Cataloging

LSU Health Sciences Center, Medical Library
Shreveport, LA


Lucretia W. McClure, AHIP

Countway Library of Medicine
Boston, MA

Helen-Ann Brown, AHIP

Weill Cornell Medical Library
New York, NY

Jeremy Norman

Novato, CA


Poster Title

Pamela M. Corley, AHIP

USC Norris Medical Library
Los Angeles, CA

Transformations A-Z
History of the Health Sciences Section
Hospital Libraries Section
Junk into History?: Dealing With Archives And Gifts
Tuesday, May 23, 2006, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

AbstractsTips for Managing Archival Collections in the Health Sciences, or, What to do When You Can't do it All Enhancing Value and Visibility: The Hospital Library as Manager of Corporate History
Opening Pandora's Box: An Exercise in Inventorying Special Collections Gloom Impenetrable: The Letters of William J. Armstrong
AbstractsTransforming 50 Cubic Feet of Papers, 4000 Slides, and 250 Videotapes Into an Archive Celebrating the Life and Work of Dr. John C. McDonald Walking and talking through history: Putting to use the archived materials of a specialty nursing association Managing and Disseminating Historical Content via an Archival Knowledge Management Database Application


Paper Title

Jane E. Borland, AHIP

Mary Washington Hospital, Medical Library
Fredericksburg, VA


Lisa A. Mix

UCSF Library
San Francisco, CA

Fay Towell

Greenville Hospital System
Greenville, SC

Richard C. Wood
Margaret Vugrin, AHIP

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center Library,
Lubbock, TX

Richard Nollan

University of Tennessee, Memphis
Memphis, TN

Poster Title

Dee Jones, AHIP
Marianne Comegys

Shreveport, LA

Mark Vrabel, AHIP
Christine Maloney

Oncology Nursing Society

Pittsburgh, PA

Christopher Ryland
Mary Teloh
Jeremy Nordmoe
Qinghua Kou

Eskind Biomedical Library Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, TN

History of the Health Sciences Business Meeting


Time & Location

Tuesday, May 23, 2006


  • CC: Phoenix 19/20