Outreach Position Filled at NLM National Network Office
The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce that Ms. Renee Bougard will join the NN/LM National Network Office (NNO) as the Outreach Librarian, effective March 31.
Ms. Bougard has more than 22 years of experience in health sciences libraries, with 16 of those years in positions at the NN/LM South Central Regional Medical Library at the Houston Academy of Medicine – Texas Medical Center Library. Ms. Bougard served as the Network Coordinator for the South Central Region (SCR) from 1992-1998 and as the Associate Director of the Regional Medical Library (RML) since 1998. In her role as Associate Director, she was responsible for the day to day operation of the RML and its highly productive network and outreach programs. Prior to these positions, she was the director of the Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Library in Lake Charles, Louisiana, worked in several other hospital libraries, was the manager of user support services at Texas A & M University Medical Sciences Library, and worked at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Library.
In 2006, Ms. Bougard received the Medical Library Association’s President’s Award in recognition of her valuable contributions to the Hurricane Katrina disaster relief efforts. She brings with her an extensive knowledge of the NN/LM and its programs as well as strong project management experience. We look forward to having Renee join the NNO staff and continue her contributions to the NN/LM in a different capacity.
Angela B. Ruffin, Ph.D.
NN/LM National Network Office
National Library of Medicine
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