Farewell Angela Ruffin
Angela B. Ruffin, Ph.D, Head of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, National Network Office is retiring at the end of February 2014. Angela has been the Head of the National Network Office (NNO) for over 14 years. Prior to becoming the Head of the NNO, she had 10 years of experience coordinating outreach programs for the NN/LM Office. Her tremendous leadership and dedication to outreach has helped the NN/LM program, and the NN/LM SCR in particular, provide superior health information services to a myriad of communities, including healthcare providers, health sciences librarians, public librarians, community based organizations, public health departments, and members of the general public.
Prior to coming to NLM in 1990, she taught at several Schools of Library and Information Science and served as media coordinator for the Durham City Schools. Angela received her B.A. from Spelman College, her M.S.L.S. from Atlanta University (now Clark-Atlanta University), and her Ed.M in educational psychology from Boston University. She then received her Ph.D. in Information and Library Science from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Please join us in congratulating Angela on her retirement!