Professional Activities

Organizations: Primary membership affiliations (often a member of multiple divisions/sections):

  • American Chemical Society, Divisions of Chemical Information and Biochemical Technology
  • Special Libraries Association, Pharmaceutical and Health Technology Division
  • Patent Information Users Group (International Society for Patent Information)
  • American Society for Microbiology

Capital Area Biotechnology Information Network (CABIN), 1988-1990 - founder and Program Chairman for this local biotechnology information users group; organized 3-4 meetings annually, each attended by 25-50 persons.

Awards:

Rittenhouse Award, 1978, Medical Library Association, Best Graduate Student Paper, "Bibliographic Analysis of the Literature of Government-Regulated Chemical Carcinogens: Patterns Predict Future Federal Regulation."

Misc. skills: have developed and maintained my own Web sites and online databases since 1994; Web page composition (HTML); database programming, particularly using Filemaker Pro with Lasso cgi; printed page/book layout using InDesign; MS Word; Macintosh computer use and maintenance (25+ years)