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NLM Associate Fellows 2021-2022

June 16, 2021

The Nationwide Library of Medicine (NLM), a leader in investigation in biomedical informatics and details science, and the world’s most significant biomedical library, is delighted to announce our 2021-2022 class of Affiliate Fellows.

The Affiliate Fellowship Plan will start out in September and provide a robust instructional and leadership working experience ranging from official lectures and presentations to tasks in operations, investigation and growth, policy, and details analysis, all in the context of the role of a countrywide library on the countrywide and worldwide phase. The 2021-2022 fellowship year will be carried out remotely.

Additional info on the Affiliate Fellowship Plan is obtainable at:

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Luke Kudryashov acquired his MSI from the College of Michigan in May possibly 2021. Whilst completing his degree, Luke labored as an accessibility specialist and UX assistant at the HathiTrust Electronic Library and as a Rackham Public Engagement Fellow at Michigan Publishing. Luke also designed a COVID-19 misinformation taxonomy for an internship with Tattle Civic Systems and Microsoft Exploration India, carried out user investigation for the Town of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation, and served as a graduate student teacher for programs in the Women’s Scientific tests Office and the English Office Producing Plan at UM. Luke also served on quite a few advisory boards at UM, including the Provost’s Inclusion Variety Equity and Accessibility (Plan) Board and the College student Daily life Variety Equity and Inclusion College student Advisory Board (DEI-SAB), and has acquired awards for his provider and advocacy from the Business of Variety, Equity, and Inclusion and the Council for Disability Concerns. In addition, Luke retains a BA in English and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Scientific tests from the College of Pennsylvania and an MA in English Language and Literature from the College of Michigan.

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Simone Stone acquired her MLIS from the College of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May possibly 2021. As an MSLIS student, Simone labored as a graduate assistant at the undergraduate library wherever she performed a lot of duties including primary instruction programs and co-chairing the Convey Your Own Ebook Club system. In addition, Stone served as an iSchool Ambassador and teaching assistant for the Business of Undergraduate Exploration. She was vice president of the iSchool Learners of Shade. Simone earned her BA in Movie and Media Scientific tests and Geography from Dartmouth College or university and a MFA from Chapman College. 

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Frank Vitale acquired his MLIS from the College of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2021. Whilst completing the degree, Frank labored on document digitization and know-how modernization tasks at a Fortune 500 coverage company. He is intently affiliated with the Carlisle Indian Faculty Electronic Source Heart at Dickinson College or university and revealed investigation on equally the record of drugs and the digital humanities. In addition, Frank retains a BA in Historical past from Dickinson College or university and an MSc in the Historical past of Science, Medicine, and Engineering from the College of Oxford.

Sam Kennefick Wilairat

Sam Kennefick Wilairat acquired her MLIS from San Jose Point out College in May possibly 2021. Whilst getting the degree, Sam labored as a graduate assistant at the Strauss Well being Sciences Library on the College of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. At the Strauss Library, she taught library lessons, carried out investigation consultations with nursing college students, offered reference providers, and labored on investigation tasks. Sam was also a Frictionless Details for Reproducible Exploration Fellow at the Open Know-how Basis from 2020 to 2021. At the Open Know-how Basis, she acquired to use applications that support Open Science principles. Sam retains a BS in Biology from Gonzaga College and a MA in Educating from the College of Portland.