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ALHHS and MeMA Presentations

Presentations at annual meetings (ALHHS; joint ALHHS/Medical Museums Association; ALHHS at American Association for the History of Medicine) are archived here for the use of ALHHS members and others. PowerPoint slides have been converted to PDF files.

 

ALHHS/MeMA 2015 (New Haven CT)

Chelnick, Judy
Associate Curator, Division of Medicine and Science, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Curators and archivists rock: collaborative collecting in a large museum
Presentation in the session, “Lightning Talks: Collaborative Collecting, Exhibit Curation, and Digitization,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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Ebenstein, Joanna
Founder, Morbid Anatomy Museum
The Morbid Anatomy Museum and Library: a new museum of popular anatomy
Keynote address at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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Ewing, Tom
Professor, Department of History, Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
Content and connections: designing research posters in the history of medicine
Presentation in the session, “Lightning Talks: Collaborative Collecting, Exhibit Curation, and Digitization,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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Hall, Dominic(1), Fallon, Carla Kiernan(2), and Lisa Haushofer(2)
(1)Curator, Warren Anatomical Museum, Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard University; (2)Graduate students, Harvard University
Body of knowledge: the benefits and challenges of a multi-faceted curatorial collaborative
Presentation in the session, “Lightning Talks: Collaborative Collecting, Exhibit Curation, and Digitization,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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Hawk, Alan
Historical Collections Manager, Historical Collections, National Museum of Health and Medicine
Curator as a journalist: documenting contemporary epidemics
Presentation in the session, “Collecting Ebola and Its Antecedents,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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Hendrickson, Lois
Interim Curator, Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Merging popular culture and historical medical evidence: Downton Abbey and rare book collections
Presentation in the session, “Lightning Talks: Collaborative Collecting, Exhibit Curation, and Digitization,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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Ilieva, Polina E.
Head, Archives and Special Collections, Library and Center for Knowledge Management, University of California, San Francisco
Partnering with patrons to uncover mystery collection: story of a glass eye
Presentation in the session, “Lightning Talks: Collaborative Collecting, Exhibit Curation, and Digitization,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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Lyons, Michele
Curator, Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum, National Institutes of Health
Documenting ‘a disaster for society’: AIDS and the Office of NIH History
Presentation in the session, “Collecting Ebola and Its Antecedents,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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McEnroe, Natasha
Director, Florence Nightingale Museum
Corresponding with Florence Nightingale: an international digital collaboration
Presentation in the session, “Lightning Talks: Collaborative Collecting, Exhibit Curation, and Digitization,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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Moffatt, Christine
Archivist, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine
Collecting born-digital resources documenting the 2014 Ebola outbreak
Presentation in the session, “Collecting Ebola and Its Antecedents,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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O’Brien, Kevin
Assistant Librarian, Special Collections and Access to Resources, Library of the Health Sciences Special Collections and University Archives Department, University of Illinois at Chicago
Collaborating to preserve Mr. Neurology’s legacy: a retrospective look at an exhibit
Presentation in the session, “Lightning Talks: Collaborative Collecting, Exhibit Curation, and Digitization,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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Summerly, Paula
Research Project Manager, John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch
Bubonic plague in Galveston: a historical and contemporary narrative
Presentation in the session, “Collecting Ebola and Its Antecedents,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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Theerman, Paul
Associate Director, Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health, New York Academy of Medicine
Broadcasts for health: the NYPR/NYAM project to digitize health radio broadcasts from the 1950s
Presentation in the session, “Lightning Talks: Collaborative Collecting, Exhibit Curation, and Digitization,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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Vogt, Kristen
Measurement and Documentation Manager, Urban Gateways
Interpreting the art of curating: how an art school presented at a medical museum
Presentation in the session, “Lightning Talks: Collaborative Collecting, Exhibit Curation, and Digitization,” at the joint meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) and Medical Museums Association (MeMA), New Haven, CT, 30 April 2015
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ALHHS @ AAHM 2015 (New Haven CT)

Johnson, Russell
Curator, History & Special Collections for the Sciences, UCLA Library Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles
Doing ILL well: special collections and interlibrary loans
Presentation in the Research Workshop session, “Finding Out What’s Out There: Library Resources in the History of the Health Sciences,” at annual meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM), Chicago, IL, 30 April 2015
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Lyons, Chris
Head Librarain, Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill Library
Online and analogue: some Osler Library resources
Presentation in the Research Workshop session, “Finding Out What’s Out There: Library Resources in the History of the Health Sciences,” at annual meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM), Chicago, IL, 30 April 2015
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Mix, Lisa
Head, Medical Center Archives, Weill Cornell Medical Center
Medical Center Archives: New York–Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
Presentation in the Research Workshop session, “Finding Out What’s Out There: Library Resources in the History of the Health Sciences,” at annual meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM), Chicago, IL, 30 April 2015
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Novak, Stephen
Head, Archives & Special Collections, Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library, Columbia University Medical Center
The Medical Heritage Library
Presentation in the Research Workshop session, “Finding Out What’s Out There: Library Resources in the History of the Health Sciences,” at annual meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM), Chicago, IL, 30 April 2015
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Shaner, Arlene
Reference Librarian for Historical Collections, Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health, The New York Academy of Medicine
The New York Academy of Medicine: at the heart of urban health since 1847
Presentation in the Research Workshop session, “Finding Out What’s Out There: Library Resources in the History of the Health Sciences,” at annual meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM), Chicago, IL, 30 April 2015
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Sulliver-Fowler, Micaela
Curator, Rare Books & Special Collections, Ebling Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ebling Library resources for the history of the health sciences
Presentation in the Research Workshop session, “Finding Out What’s Out There: Library Resources in the History of the Health Sciences,” at annual meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM), Chicago, IL, 30 April 2015
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ALHHS 2014 (Chicago IL)

Anderson, Maija
Historical Collections & Archives, Oregon Health & Science University Library
Digitizing archives for health sciences education and research: records of the Oregon Child Study Clinic
Presentation at the annual meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS), Chicago, IL, 8 May 2014
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Chaplin, Simon
Wellcome Library, London
Digitising modern archives: the Codebreaker project
Presentation at the annual meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS), Chicago, IL, 8 May 2014
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DiMeo, Michelle and Phoebe Evans Letocha
Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia; and Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Updates from the Medical Heritage Library
Presentation at the annual meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS), Chicago, IL, 8 May 2014
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Garrison, Daniel and Malcolm Hast
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University; and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
The Fabric of the Human Body, an annotated translation of Andreas Vesalius’ De humani corporis fabrica
Presentation at the annual meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS), Chicago, IL, 8 May 2014
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Greenberg, Stephen J.
History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine
Modernizing history: the new (and much improved) IndexCat interface
Presentation at the annual meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS), Chicago, IL, 8 May 2014
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Hendrickson, Lois
Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine, University of Minnesota
Supporting the medical school curriculum at the University of Minnesota
Presentation at the annual meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS), Chicago, IL, 8 May 2014
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Hoffius, Susan
Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
Supporting Digitizing pathology specimens: a collaborative project to preserve and make accessible MUSC’s wet specimen collection
Presentation at the annual meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS), Chicago, IL, 8 May 2014
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McInnis, Dawn
Clendening History of Medicine Library, University of Kansas Medical Center
Metro collaborations: commemorating the centennial of the First World War and celebrating the centennial of the opening of the Panama Canal
Presentation at the annual meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS), Chicago, IL, 8 May 2014
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Mix, Lisa A.
Samuel J. Wood Library and the C.V. Starr Information Center; and Medical Center Archives, New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center
Digitizing and using institutional publications: New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center Archives
Presentation at the annual meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS), Chicago, IL, 8 May 2014
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Reznick, Jeffrey S.
History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine
NLM History of Medicine Division: ALHHS update, 2014
Presentation at the annual meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS), Chicago, IL, 8 May 2014
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Sacharski, Susan
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Breathing life into a comatose collection: transforming an image-based collection into Photographing Pediatrics
Presentation at the annual meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS), Chicago, IL, 8 May 2014
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Summerly, Paula
John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)
The death and resurrection of a medical museum
Presentation at the annual meeting of Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS), Chicago, IL, 8 May 2014
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Content updated 24 June 2014