Following its April 9, 2019, call for applications to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine, the NLM is pleased to announce its 2020 DeBakey Fellows:
National Library of Medicine Associate Director for Library Operations Joyce Backus has announced the appointment of Margaret McGhee as Chief, Public Services Division. She will assume this role on December 9, 2019.
A group of researchers including the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM’s) Sameer Antani, PhD, staff scientist and acting branch chief for the Communications Science Branch, Zhiyun (Jaylene) Xue, PhD, staff scientist, and L. Rodney Long, MA, electronics engineer, from NLM’s Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications received the Distinguished Paper Award at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2019 Annual Symposium for its research paper titled, “Comparing Deep Learning Models for Multi-cell Classification in Liquid-based Cervical Cytology Images.”
Olivier Bodenreider, MD, PhD, FACMI, senior scientist and chief of the Cognitive Science Branch of the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM’s) Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications was inducted into the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI).