Bernadette Kaelin passed away on November 15, 2013. She served as Manager of the medical library at Magee Women’s Hospital until her retirement in 2001, when the Magee Women’s Hospital Research Library was named in her honor.
Bernadette graduated from the St. Francis School of Nursing and earned a BSN and MLS from the University of Pittsburgh. She was an instructor of nursing at St. Francis School of Practical Nursing, Point Park University, and Duquesne University. Bernadette was a friend and mentor to many members of the Pittsburgh Chapter of MLA, and will be long remembered for her kindness and professionalism.