Annual Meeting Program

Archivists and Librarians in the History
of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) &
Medical Museums Association (MeMA)

2017 Annual Meeting
Bridgestone-Firestone Conference Center
Nashville Public Library
615 Church Street

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

4:00    ALHHS Steering Committee Meeting
           Studio 4, Fourth floor
           Sheraton Downtown Hotel
           623 Union Street

6:40    Group departs lobby of Sheraton for walk to dinner

7:00    Dinner at Merchant’s
           401 Broadway

7:00 – 7:30    Informal Reception with Cash Bar
7:30 – 10:00  Dinner

Thursday, May 4, 2017

8:55    Group departs lobby of Sheraton for walk to the Nashville Public Library

9:00    Continental Breakfast
           Nashville Public Library

9:30    Welcome
           Rachel Ingold, Duke University, ALHHS President
           Shannon O’Dell, University of Michigan, MeMA President
           Christopher Ryland, Vanderbilt University, Local Arrangements Chair

9:40    Session 1
           Moderator:  Brooke Fox, Medical University of South Carolina, Program Committee

           Lightning Talk
           “Augmenting Archival Collections with Web Crawls”
           John Rees, National Library of Medicine

           15-Minute Presentations
           “Take ‘The Show’ On the Road”
           Cassie Nespor, Youngstown State University

           “It’s Academic! Collaborative Teaching at The New York Academy of Medicine”
           Anne Garner and Arlene Shaner, New York Academy of Medicine

           “Discovering Hidden Voices:  Processing the New York Academy of Medicine Collection of International Medical Theses”
           Dawne Lucas and Gabrielle Barr, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

10:45    Break

11:00    Keynote Address
             Introduction:  Tim L. Pennycuff, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Chair, Program Committee

             “Everything You Want to Know about the Meharry Medical College”
             Henry A. Atwater, II, Program Coordinator, Office of Student Life, Meharry Medical College

12:00    Lunch
             Conference Room

12:30    Business Meeting
             ALHHS meeting will be held in the Auditorium
             MeMA meeting will be held in the Conference Room

1:30    Break

1:40    Session 2
           Moderator:  John Schleicher, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Program Committee

           “Preserving and Providing Access to Historical Patient Data”
           Panel Moderator:  Aimee Medeiros, PhD, University of California, San Francisco

           “The Central State Hospital Digital Library and Archives Project”
           Lorraine Dong, PhD, and Patricia Galloway, University of Texas at Austin

           “Providing Access to Historic Medical Records at Johns Hopkins”
           Phoebe Evans Letocha, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

           “Pilot Project to Develop a Historic Patient Data Archive at UCSF”
           Polina Ilieva, University of California, San Francisco

2:45    Session 3
           Moderator:  Michelle E. Marcella, Massachusetts General Hospital Russell Museum, Program Committee

           Lightning Talk
           “Medicine, Surgery, and Nursing in the First World War”
           Jack Eckert, Harvard University

           15-Minute Presentations
           “The Anatomy of a Forgotten Collection”
           Sue London and Alan Kitchen, Indiana University School of Medicine

           “Making Change Visible: Medical Archives and Public History”
           Patricia Tuohy, National Library of Medicine

           “Preserving a Medical History Time Capsule: A Rural South Carolina Doctor’s Office”
           Susan Hoffius and Brooke Fox, Medical University of South Carolina

3:45   Tours
          Tennessee State Library and Archives (building closes at 4:30)
          403 7th Avenue

         Tennessee State Museum (building closes at 5:00)
         505 Deaderick Street

Christopher Ryland,
Feb 20, 2017, 8:25 AM