HSLS Staff News

The HSLS Staff News section includes recent HSLS presentations, publications, staff changes, staff promotions, degrees earned, etc.


Nancy Tannery, HSLS senior associate director, has been appointed Chair of the Literature Selection and Technical Review Committee (LSTRC) for the coming year July 2015–June 2016. A National Library of Medicine committee, LSTRC advises on matters of policy related to the evaluation and recommendation of biomedical publications to be considered for indexing and inclusion in MEDLINE.


Author name in bold is HSLS-affiliated

I.M. Gathuru, R.E. Tarter, and Michele Klein-Fedyshin, reference librarian, published “Review of Hookah Tobacco Smoking among College Students: Policy Implications and Research Recommendations” in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, June 2015, 9: 1-9. 


Presenters’ names in bold are HSLS-affiliated

Lydia Collins, consumer health coordinator, and Kate Flewelling, outreach coordinator, NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region, presented daily workshops on “Combatting Information Fatigue: Health Information Resources for Veterans” at the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention, in Pittsburgh, PA, from July 18-21, 2015.


Farewell to Josh Paltrineri, main desk library assistant, who is leaving HSLS to attend the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.