Karen Crowell Retires

Karen Crowell, Clinical Librarian at the Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, retired at the end of January 2017. Crowell came to UNC to accept a fellowship in Health Informatics. Her interest in consumer health led to her work on an HSL guide to consumer health resources. She

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Christie Silbajoris Retires

Christie Call Silbajoris, AHIP, Consumer Health and Patient Education Librarian at the Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, retired at the end of December 2016 after a seventeen-year career at HSL. Silbajoris came to HSL in 1999 as a graduate student to help develop the Go Local initiative

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Call for Retired or Retiring MAC Librarians

Have you retired during the past year or are you about to retire? Do you have a colleague who is retiring? In order to recognize the value of your library service, the MAC Honors and Awards Committee is asking you to send your name and a brief biography to be posted on

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MAC Retiree – Ester Saghafi

From the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System Newsletter: “Reference Librarian Ester Saghafi retired at the end of June 2015 after 33 years of service. She began her career at Pitt in the library at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) as both a cataloger and reference librarian. After the WPIC

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MAC Retiree: Barbara A. Wright

Barbara A. Wright has announced her plans to retire after more than 35 years of library service.  She began her career in the Fayetteville NC Area Health Education Center and held the position of Director for 12 years.  After serving as Outreach Coordinator in the NN/LM South Central Region for nearly two

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MAC Retiree: Stephanie Fridie

Stephanie Fridie retired in May 2014. She worked as a reference librarian for Blackwell Library, Salisbury University for nearly 35 years. She was instrumental in keeping all of library’s database information organized on top of her liaison duties to the Nursing, Psychology and Health Sciences departments. She plans on working part time

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MAC Retiree: Susan Hardee

Susan Hardee, MLS is retiring May 15th, 2015 from Wake AHEC (Area Health Education Center) located at WakeMed Health & Hospitals. For the last 23 years, Susan has provided library services to healthcare professionals in the 9 county AHEC region as well as the 10,000 physicians and staff at WakeMed Health and

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MAC Retiree: Margaret Norden

Margaret Norden is retiring this year. She has been MAC member since she moved here in 1988 to be a reference librarian at Marymount University.  Here she has been liaison and selector for the School of Health Professions which includes Nursing, Health Sciences and Physical Therapy.  Before that, while she was  acquisitions

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MAC Retiree: Margaret Eilene Moore

Margaret Eilene Moore is retiring after 25+ years at UNC Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library in public services and administration.  Her undergraduate education and library school training prepared her for working in music libraries, but landing in Salt Lake City after graduating from the University of Michigan, her first professional job was

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