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NAHSL: Member Awards and Recognition

Member Awards and Recognition

Medical Library Association Awards

2017

  • Holly Grossetta Nardini, 2018 Estelle Brodman Academic Medical Librarian of the Year
  • Alexandria "Lexi" Brackett, one of MLA's 2018-2019 Rising Stars
  • Elaine Russo Martin, awarded Fellowship of the Medical Library Association (FLMA)
  • Janene Batten,  selected as a member of the inaugural MLA's Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians
  • Ellen Brassil, 2017 MLA President's Award - outgoing Chair of MLA Bylaws Committee (for committee work done on the major MLA Bylaws revision)

2016

  • Rachel Lerner, one of MLA's 2016 Rising Stars

2015

  • Margo Coletti, Professional Award for Leadership, Hospital Libraries Section
  • Frances Delwiche, Daniel T. Richards Prize, Collection Development Section

2012

  • Janet Cowen, Virginia L and William K Beatty MLA Volunteer Service Award
  • Mary Piorun, Thomson Reuters/MLA Doctoral Fellowship Award

2008

  • Sarah McCord, Lucretia W. McClure Excellence in Education Award
  • Elizabeth Mary Kiloran, TECHNICAL INNOVATION, Hospital Library Section Professional Recognition Award

2007

  • Alison Clapp, LEADERSHIP, Hospital Library Section Professional Recognition Award
  • Sheila Hayes, TECHNOLOGY, Hospital Library Section Professional Recognition Award

2006

  • Robin Devin, David A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship

2005

  • Judith Messerle, The Marcia C. Noyes Award

2004

  • Series of Continuing Education courses Focusing on Medical Topics, Honorable Mention Majors / MLA Chapter Project of the Year Award

2003

  • Ralph D. Arcari and Edward R. Donnald, The Thompson ISI/Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award
1999
  • NAHSL Benchmarking Project, Majors / MLA Chapter Project of the Year Award
  • Jacqueline D. Bastille, Lois Ann Colaianni Award for Excellence and Achievement in Hospital Librarianship
  • Judith Messerle, Janet Doe Lectureship

1996

  • Julie McGowan, The ISI/Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award

1993

  • Jay Daly, The ISI/Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award

1988

  • Gertrude Lamb, The Marcia C. Noyes Award

1984

  • Frederick G. Kilgour, The Marcia C. Noyes Award

1983

  • Harold Bloomquist, The Marcia C. Noyes Award

NAHSL Achievement Award

The NAHSL Achievement Award was established to recognize outstanding performance and leadership of members and supporters of the health sciences library community in New England. An honoree is a person or group of people who have participated in NAHSL activities, have supported the NAHSL mission, have led the library community and contributed to the profession in an exemplary way.  Final selection of awardees(s) are at the discretion of the Nominating Committee and may be chosen annually.

Please use the form below to nominate someone for this award and send it to the Nominating Committee Chair.

NAHSL Achievement Award Recipients

2023 - Val Banfi

2020 - Rachel Lerner

2019 - Dina McKelvy

2018 - Janene Batten

2017 - Ann Fladger

2016 - Kathy Stemmer-Frumento

2015 - Penny Glassman

2014 - Janet Cowen

2013 - Donna Wikstrand

2012 - Margo Coletti

2011 - Barbara Davis

2010 - Anne Conner

2009 - Mark Goldstein

2008 - Len Levin

2007 - Claire La Force

2006 - Edward Donnald

2005 - Alison Clapp

2004 - Mary Ann Slocomb

2003 - Debbie Sibley,

2002 - Janice Kaplan

2001 - Suellen Jagels; Tovah Reis; RML Staff from the University of Connecticut Health Center

1999 - Robin Rand

1998 - Fabulous at Forty Team

1997 - Robert J. Sekerak

1996 - Jo-Anne Aspri; Jan Glover

1992 - Marion Holena Levine

NAHSL Appreciation Award

The NAHSL Appreciation Award was established to recognize a recipient or group who have earned the organization's respect\ appreciation\ regard for their personal attributes and character. The Appreciation Award recognizes a person or group of people who have served the library community as "unsung heroes or heroines." They stand out because, in an understated way, they exemplify qualities of good citizenship, loyalty and integrity. Final selection of awardees(s) are at the discretion of the Nominating Committee and may be chosen annually.

Please use the form below to nominate someone for this award and send to the Nominating Committee Chair.

NAHSL Appreciation Award Recipients

2023 - 2022 NAHSL CPC

2020 - Valori Banfi; Len Levin

2019 - Wanda Anderson

Jay Daly Technology Grant Awardees

2017

  • NAHSL Narratives Project, an ongoing “Story Corps” modeled project to preserve the voices of NAHSL members and their stories.

2015

2014