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MidContinental Region Staff

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  • JeanDirector
    JeanJean
    Shipman
  • ClaireAssociate
    Director
    ClaireClaire
    Hamasu
  • JohnUtah Outreach /
    Technology
    JohnJohn
    Bramble
  • DanaColorado Outreach /
    Health Info. Literacy
    DanaDana
    Abbey
  • BetsyAssessment and Evaluation
    BetsyBetsy
    Kelly
  • BarbMissouri Outreach /
    Advocacy
    BarbBarbara
    Jones
  • MartyNebraska Outreach /
    Education
    MartyMarty
    Magee
  • MonicaHealth Info.
    Literacy
    MonicaMonica
    Rogers
  • JimWyoming Outreach /
    Member Services
    JimJim
    Honour
  • SuzanneProject
    Coordinator
    SuzanneSuzanne
    Sawyer
  • BobFinancial
    Analyst
    BobBob
    Millsap
  • MattWeb Software Developer
    MattMatt
    Steadman
Position Contact Information Additional Information

Director
Jean Shipman Photo

Jean Shipman
National Network of Libraries of Medicine,
MidContinental Region
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
University of Utah
10 North 1900 East, Bldg. 589
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,1 (within the region)
Phone: (801) 581-8771
Fax: (801) 581-3632
Email: jean.shipman@utah.edu

Responsibilities:
Contract
Budget
Credentials:
MSLS
AHIP
FMLA

Associate Director
Claire Hamasu Photo

Claire Hamasu
National Network of Libraries of Medicine,
MidContinental Region
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
University of Utah
10 North 1900 East, Bldg. 589
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,1 (within the region)
Phone: (801) 587-3412
Fax: (801) 581-3632
Email: chamasu@RML4.utah.edu

Responsibilities:
Contract
Budget
Personnel
Reports
Communication
Credentials:
MLS
Consultation Hours / Online Office Location / Expertise Areas:
Fridays from 9:30AM-10:30AM (Mountain Time)
Online Office: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/claire
Making the most of the services and resources available from the NN/LM MidContinental Region
Focus groups by the book or what corners can be shaved and still get results
If you’re a solo librarian and want to speak to someone who understands librarian-ese
Willing to hear a wild idea or not so wild idea—for a second opinion

Utah/Technology Coordinator
John Bramble Photo

John Bramble
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
University of Utah
10 North 1900 East, Bldg. 589
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,2, 6 (within the region)
Phone: (801) 585-5743
Fax: (801) 581-3632
Email: john.bramble@utah.edu



Responsibilities:
Utah Outreach
Communication
Technology
Instruction
Credentials:
MLIS
Consultation Hours / Online Office Location / Expertise Areas:
Monday, Wednesday from 9:00AM-10:00AM (Mountain Time)
Online Office: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/john
Gaming in adult learning
NN/LM resources/services AND NLM Databases
Website design and online communication tools use / implementation
Desktop computing tools (e.g. MS Office products, Web 2.0 apps)
Mobile (Apple Products) Devices and app management / use
Hobbies: welding metal together, cooking for others, whitewater rafting, alpine skiing, gardening, etc.

Colorado/Health Information Literacy Coordinator
Dana Abbey Photo

Dana Abbey
Health Sciences Library
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
12950 East Montview Blvd.
P.O. Box 6508, Campus Box A003
Aurora, CO 80045
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,2, 3 (within the region)
Phone: (303) 724-2110
Fax: (303) 724-2166
Email: dana.abbey@ucdenver.edu



Responsibilities:
Colorado Outreach
Health Information Literacy
Community Organizations
Instruction
Credentials:
MLS
Consultation Hours / Online Office Location / Expertise Areas:
Tuesdays from 3:00PM-4:00PM (Mountain Time)
Online Office: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/dana
Community partnerships
Health Information Literacy
Public Health
Consumer Health Information Specialization certification

Kansas/Technology Coordinator

Position Vacant
Archie R. Dykes Library
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 1050
2100 West 39th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66160
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,2, 6 (within the region)
Phone: (913) 588-7307
Fax: (913) 588-7360
Email:

Responsibilities:
Kansas Outreach
Technology
Instruction
Credentials:
 

Assessment and Evaluation Coordinator
Betsy Kelly Photo

Betsy Kelly
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8132
660 South Euclid
St. Louis, MO 63110
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,2, 2 (within the region)
Phone: (314) 362-2783
Fax: (314) 454-6606
Email: betsy.kelly@wustl.edu

Responsibilities:
Assessment
Evaluation
Instruction
Credentials:
MLS
MBA

Missouri/Advocacy Coordinator
Barbara Jones Photo

Barbara Jones
J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library
University of Missouri - Columbia
1 Hospital Drive Room HSL 145
Columbia, MO 65212
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,2, 4 (within the region)
Phone: (573) 884-5042
Fax: (573) 884-1421
Email: jonesbarb@health.missouri.edu



Responsibilities:
Missouri Outreach
Library Advocacy
Instruction
Credentials:
MLS
Consultation Hours / Online Office Location / Expertise Areas:
Tuesday from 2:00PM-4:00PM (Central Time)
Online Office: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/barb
Identifying Library Value
Business Skills – Marketing and promotion, return on investment/calculators, communications
Patient Safety and Diagnostic Error
NLM resources
Health Information Literacy
Hobbies: knitting; stained glass, reading books

Nebraska/Education Coordinator
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Marty Magee
McGoogan Library of Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center
986706 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-6706
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,2, 5 (within the region)
Phone: (402) 559-7076
Fax: (402) 559-5482
Email: mmagee@unmc.edu

Responsibilities:
Nebraska Outreach
Educational Programs
History of Medicine
Instruction
Credentials:
MSA
MLS
Consultation Hours / Online Office Location / Expertise Areas:
Fridays from 8:30AM-10:30AM (Central Time)
Online Office: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/marty
Education – How to do it, making it fun and interactive, using Power Point
Distance Education – use of Course Management platforms such as Moodle, MoodleRooms, Blackboard
Business Skills – Communications, Project Management
Software Tools – Microsoft Office Suite, search engines
NLM Online Databases: PubMed, MedlinePlus, NIH Senior Health, PhPartners, etc.
Hobbies: Reading (of course) , Walking, Genealogy, Cooking

Health Information Literacy Coordinator
Monica Rogers Photo

Monica Rogers
Health Sciences Library/Learning Resources Center
Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,2,1 (within the region)
Phone: 402-280-4156
Fax: 402-280-5134
Email: MonicaRogers@creighton.edu



Responsibilities:
Health Information Literacy
Community Organizations
Bringing Health Information to the Community blog
Instruction
Credentials:
MLIS

Wyoming/Member Services Coordinator
Jim Honour Photo

Jim Honour
University of Wyoming Libraries
Dept. 3334, 1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,2, 8 (within the region)
Phone: (307) 766-6537
Fax: (307) 766-2510
Email: jhonour@uwyo.edu



Responsibilities:
Wyoming Outreach
Member Services
Resource Sharing
Emergency Preparedness
Instruction
Credentials:
MLIS
Consultation Hours / Online Office Location / Expertise Areas:
Monday and Friday from 10:00AM-2:00PM (Mountain Time)
Online Office: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/jimhonour
Everything DOCLINE, EFTS, LINKOUT, Lonesome Doc
Resource Sharing
Online instruction
NLM Databases (especially consumer health/education)
Emergency Preparedness

Project Coordinator
Suzanne Sawyer Photo

Suzanne Sawyer
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
University of Utah
10 North 1900 East, Bldg. 589
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,1 (within the region)
Phone: (801) 587-3487
Fax: (801) 581-3632
Email: ssawyer@RML4.utah.edu



Responsibilities:
Communication
Newsletter
Travel
Credentials:
MLIS

Financial Analyst
Bob Millsap Photo

Bob Millsap
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
University of Utah
10 North 1900 East, Bldg. 589
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,1 (within the region)
Phone: (801) 585-5337
Fax: (801) 581-3632
Email: robert.millsap@utah.edu

Responsibilities:
Budget
Inventory
Credentials:
MBA

Web Software Developer
Matt Steadman Photo

Matt Steadman
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
University of Utah
10 North 1900 East, Bldg. 589
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Toll Free (800) 338-7657 opts. 1,1 (within the region)
Phone: (801) 587-8082
Fax: (801) 581-3632
Email: matt.steadman@utah.edu



Responsibilities:
Web Site
508 Compliance
Credentials:
BS - Computer Engineering