Wednesday, March 03, 2021
Spring Business Meeting and Program - Registration Open!
Please join us for our online Spring business meeting and Program online
"Viruses, Vaccines, and Variants...Oh My! What you need to know about SARS-CoV-2 and Why"
presented by Joshua Thomson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Interim Director
of Research Administration, University of Detroit Mercy School of
Dentistry and David Fischer, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of
Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
DATE/TIME: March 25th
12:00-12:45 – MDMLG General Business Meeting
12:45-1:00 pm – Break
1:00-2:30 pm – Presentation
REGISTRATION (required): open to MDMLG, MHSLA, and MiALA members only
Thomson teaches microbiology and immunology to dental and dental
hygiene students and residents, with a specific emphasis on infectious
diseases and infection control. Dr. Thomson received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Detroit Mercy and his Ph.D. in Immunology and Microbiology from Wayne State University School of Medicine. His
main research focus is directed towards the use of natural compounds
and bacteriophage as therapeutics against dental pathogens, as well as
defining microbiological characteristics of dental materials. His
continued research interests include describing mechanisms of serum
resistance in the human bacterial pathogen, Yersinia pesti
David Fischer teaches immunology and nutrition to dental hygiene, undergraduate and graduate dental students. Dr. Fischer
has a B.S. degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University
of Michigan, a Ph.D. in Immunology and Microbiology from the Wayne
State University School of Medicine and conducted postdoctoral research
at the Ohio State University’s Agricultural Research and Development
Center. Current areas of dental research include: the roles of human
herpesviruses in periodontal disease, antiviral effects of propolis and
essential oils and the interplay between nutritional status and the
adaptive immune response. Dr. Fischer has previously conducted research on influenza and rotavirus vaccines.
Posted by Jill Turner @ 11:33 AM
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
MDMLG is now on Instagram!
Please find us and
follow along at detroitmedicallibrarygroup (no spaces).
Unfortunately, the username MDMLG was already taken, and
detroitmedicallibrarygroup used the maximum number of characters allotted so
Metropolitan, Metro, even M. could not be included.
If anyone has any content, upcoming webinars, photos or anything else they are willing to
share, please email them to Michelle Rau at email@example.com. If possible, please include a little
background information or perhaps a funny story.
All feedback and suggestions are welcome.
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 2:06 PM
Monday, February 15, 2021
Web DuBois Community Symposium on Race -- Registration Link & Program Booklet
The Science, Technology, and Race Learning Community (a ReBUILDetroit program) at the University of Detroit Mercy & Akoma Center for Pan-Afrikan Research, Self-Determination & Nationbuilding in Ayensudo Elmina, Ghana are hosting the 1st annual WEB DuBois Community Symposium on Race. All are welcome to attend.
It will be hosted over Zoom on February 23rd, 2021 starting at 9:00am.
Our keynote speaker for MHSLA 2021 conference, Prasad Venugopal, is making the opening remarks for the symposium.
If you are interested in attending the symposium, here is the link for the flyer, program information, and registration: WEB Du Bois Comm Sym on Race Reg Flyer.pdf
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:28 PM
Thursday, January 28, 2021
We have another opportunity for CEs:
MDLMG has received
GMR funding for the February MLA webinar: Introduction
to Evaluating Public Datasets Using FAIR Data Principles
Ossom-Williamson, AHIP and Virginia (Ginny) Pannabecker, AHIP for an
introduction to open data and FAIR principles, along with real-world examples
time: Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.,
Please complete this registration
form to view this webinar or the recording up to 180 days past Feb 16, 2021.
More information can be found on the MLA website: http://www.medlib-ed.org/products/2912/introduction-to-evaluating-public-datasets-using-fair-data-principles
If you have any questions, please contact Jill Turner
Posted by Jill Turner @ 4:14 PM
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Upcoming Business Meeting and Program -- Friday, February 12th
The Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group invites
you to a presentation by Kara Gavin, Reputable Sources in a Pandemic: How to
Find Information You Can Feel Good About Sharing.
Kara serves as Manager,
Research and Policy Media Relations at the University of Michigan's Institute
for Healthcare Policy & Innovation. Kara Gavin draws on more than 25 years
of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. She
focuses mainly on the findings made by the 640 health services research wonks
who belong to the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and
Innovation, who work to understand and improve the safety, quality, equity and
affordability of health care. As part of the Michigan Medicine communication
team, she has lead responsibility for primary care and mental health topics,
and since early 2020 has produced a number of COVID-19-related stories.
The presentation is on Friday,
February 12 from 1-2:30pm. To
attend, please fill out this registration. tinyurl.com/1gxrrtfe
For questions about the program, contact Jill Turner or Margaret Hoogland.
The MDMLG General Business Meeting will take place on Friday, February 12 from 12 noon to 1pm. (This will take place directly before the programming.) If you would like to attend the MDMLG General Business Meeting, please email Bethany.firstname.lastname@example.org for the login link and agenda. Note: this is separate from the Programming registration and login information.
Posted by Jill Turner @ 1:47 PM
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Register MLA Jan Webinar "Expand Your Research Impact Services" on Jan 28 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST
The MDMLG Professional Development Committee has received funding from the NN/LM GMR to host an upcoming MLA webinar “Expand Your Research Impact Services” on Jan 28, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 pm EST.
Please complete this registration form
to view this webinar or the recording up to 180 days past Jan 24, 2021.
As per usual, access codes will be provided on a first come, first served basis to the first 25 member registrants
. As this is a benefit for our membership, MDMLG members will receive CE priority.
If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Wu, members of the MDMLG Professional Development Committee, at email@example.com
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 1:04 PM
Monday, November 09, 2020
Mark your calendars for these upcoming MDMLG events:
Winter MDMLG Meeting
Friday, January 29, 2021
The guest speaker will be Kara Gavin, Research and Policy Media Relations Manager@ U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI). She will present on misinformation, how social media and other similar websites and applications delivering health information, focusing on Covid-19 but also other health issues relevant to the public. Event time TBD.
Spring MDMLG General Business Meeting
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Joshua Thomson, PhD and David Fischer, PhD - microbiologists/ immunologists from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry will present on the topic of viruses, vaccines in general, and the COVID-19 vaccine in particular. Program will likely be followed by an online journal club article discussion worth 1 CE.
Summer Luncheon & Educational Event
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Portofino in Wyandotte
Program - To be determined
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 2:52 PM
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
It’s that time of year again: the MDMLG annual membership drive for 2020-2021.
To renew your current membership or to become a valuable member of MDMLG, please complete the membership form at http://www.mdmlg.org/membership-renewal.htm
. Memberships paid and received by January 1, 2021 will carry voting privileges in the 2021 MDMLG Election.
Types of MDMLG membership:
Membership provides great benefits, including, but not limited to:
Becoming part of the network with health information professionals who have the same interests and concerns
Free or discounted continuing educational opportunities for professional development
Opportunity to serve on the MDMLG executive board and committees
Access to Members-only portion of the MDMLG web site
Providing a sense of belonging to a community of health information professionals
Your membership will strengthen the organization and expand the professional network of health sciences/medical librarians in the Metropolitan Detroit area and beyond.
MDMLG Membership Services
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:38 PM
Friday, August 28, 2020
MDMLG General Business Meeting and MLA Webinar
MDMLG Professional Development Committee has received funding from the NN/LM
GMR to host the MLA webinar, “Librarians
are Teachers: Applying Theory to Help Adults Learn” on October 13, 2020!
Please complete the
registration form to save your spot for the upcoming combined Fall 2020 Virtual
MDMLG Business Meeting, and viewing of the 1.5 MLA CE Webinar. You may register
for the business meeting and real-time MLA Webinar viewing or to watch the MLA
Webinar recording on your own time.
The meeting will take
place on Tuesday, October 13,
2020 from 1:00pm – 3:30pm EST via Zoom (link
- 1:00 - 1:50pm : Business Meeting
- 1:50 - 2:00pm : Break/Networking Time
- 2:00 - 3:30pm : Webinar Viewing
As per usual, access codes will be provided on a first come, first
served basis to the first 25 member registrants.
have any questions, please contact Bethany
Figg, member of the MDMLG Program and Professional Development Committee.
link to copy/paste: https://cmichcba.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_881i4wIk7nmR9hr
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 12:37 PM