NLM Promotes Spanish-Language Version of MedlinePlus

Hispanic television superstar Don Francisco, host of the wildly popular weekly variety show, “Sabado Gigante” (“Giant Saturday”), has teamed with the NLM to promote public awareness of the Spanish-language version of MedlinePlus. “Do you want to learn more about your health quickly and easily?,” Don Francisco asks Latino TV and radio audiences in the public…

PubMed Central Hits Million-Article Milestone

On June 18th, PubMed Central (PMC), NLM’s free digital archive of full-text journal articles, added its one millionth article, from the American Journal of Pathology. Begun seven years ago, PMC adds articles from more than 350 current life sciences journals from cooperating publishers. As of June 1, the PMC Back Issue Digitization Project, scanning all…

Lisa Lang to Head NICHSR

Lisa Lang has been appointed Head of NLM’s National Information Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) and will also serve as NLM Assistant Director for Health Services Research. Prior to joining NICHSR, Lang was a health information specialist in the quality measurement and health assessment group at the Centers for Medicare…

Marjorie Cahn Receives Public Health Award

In April, in recognition of her many contributions to its mission, the Public Health Foundation recognized Marjorie Cahn, former head of NLM’s National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR), with its Theodore R. Ervin Award. The NICHSR coordinates development and management of NLM information services in the fields of health…