A Unique Look at Public Health History

A unique look at the history of public health can be found on the National Library of Medicine Web site. An Iconography of Contagion: A Web Exhibition of 20th-Century Health Posters from the collection of the National Library of Medicine was launched in February. The site was adapted from the physical exhibition that was curated…

ACMI Honors Betsy Humphreys with Top Award

National Library of Medicine Deputy Director Betsy L. Humphreys has been awarded the highest honor in the field of biomedical informatics. The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI), the honorific college of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), presented Ms. Humphreys with the 2009 Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence, named after a pioneer in…

Harvard’s Isaac Kohane Receives 2009 Lindberg Award

Isaac (Zak) S. Kohane, MD, PhD, of Harvard Medical School, has received the 2009 Donald A.B. Lindberg Award for Innovation in Informatics from the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). This annual honor recognizes an individual who has made an outstandingtechnological, research, or educational contribution in biomedical and health informatics, the field which acquires, stores, and…

NLM & AAHSL Continue the Leadership Fellows Program

For the seventh consecutive year, the National Library of Medicine and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) are co-sponsoring the Leadership Fellows Program, which prepares emerging leaders to assume the directorships of academic health center libraries. Since the program’s inception in 2002, 35 fellows have participated and 13 former fellows have become directors.…