Newsletter of the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona

New Officers for 2018-2019

Posted on June 11, 2018 by Kelli Hines | No Comments

Congratulations to our newly elected officers. These are your new officers for the 2018-2019 year. Thank you to all who voted.

Caroline Marshall
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
President MLGSCA



Eliza Cortez, Loma Linda University, President

Eliza is now our President Elect. Kelli Hines, the current President Elect, will take over in 2018 as President.

Bio: Elisa Cortez is Chair of User Services and liaison librarian to the School of Dentistry and the School of Allied Health at Loma Linda University, Del Webb Library. She has been an active member of MLGSCA and MLA, most recently serving as Past-Chair of the Medical Library Association (MLA) Public Services Section and is currently the MLA Allied Representative to the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Health Sciences Interest Group. She is active in both MLA and MLGSCA

Hannah Schilperoort, USC, Secretary

Bio: My name is Hannah Schilperoort and I have been working as an Information Services and Nursing Liaison Librarian for Norris Medical Library at University of Southern California since September 2016. Prior to this position, I worked as a solo librarian at Stanbridge University, a small health sciences university in Irvine, CA. I earned a MA in Literature from San Francisco State University in 2010 and a MLIS from San Jose State University in 2015.

I have been an active member of professional organizations since library school, where I served as secretary/archivist for SJSU ALA Student Chapter. I also served on ALA’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) and Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT). Currently, I am a member of the MLA 2019 National Program Committee and am taking over as treasurer for MLA’s Nursing and Allied Health Resources Section (NAHRS) this May.

Sally Harvey, SWNCM, Nominating Committee

Sally Harvey, MLS is the Library Director at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. Sally has been a medical librarian since 1992, when she graduated from the University of Arizona with a Master’s Degree in Library Science. She went on to work in various medical settings, including hospitals and academic centers. Sally has experience in grant writing, management, serving on Institutional Review Boards and journal column editing. In 2010, Sally co-published a study examining the publication rate of abstracts presented at the Medical Library Association professional conferences. She has been active in professional organizations, both national and local, for her entire career, including serving on the planning committee for 3 Joint Meetings of MLGSCA/NCNMLG and one for MLA.

Andrea Harrow, Good Samaritan, Nominating Committee

Andrea Harrow, MLS, AHIP-D is a solo, Clinical Librarian/Library Manager at Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles. She serves her hospital as an expert librarian, providing evidence-based references, resources and training to hospital, medical, teaching staff and patients. Andrea currently serves as Chair of the MLGSCA Professional Issues committee. She has continually served MLGSCA in some capacity as an active committee member or chair since 2006. Andrea is also an active member of the Hospital Libraries Section, Cancer Librarians Section and Solo Librarian Special Interest Group.


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