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Patricia Leona Thibodeau

Patricia Leona Thibodeau, American medical librarian.


  • Thibodeau, Patricia Leona was born on January 6, 1952 in Nashua, New Hampshire, United States. Daughter of Wilfred James and Leona Rosa (Buxton) Thibodeau.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University New Hampshire, 1974. Master of Library Science, University Rhode Island, 1976. Master of Business Administration, Western Carolina University, 1991.


    • Instructor, cataloger Rhode Island College, Providence, 1976-1977. Director health science information center, research administration Women Infants Hospital Rhode Island, 1977-1983. Director information media resources Mountain Area Health Education Center, Asheville, North Carolina, 1983-1993.

      Associate director Duke University Medical Center Library., Durham, North Carolina, 1993—2000. Acting director Duke University Medical Center, 2000—2001, associate dean for library services and archives, since 2001. Instructor graduate library school University Rhode Island, Kingston, 1982.

      Speaker in field.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Board directors Western North Carolina Regional Child Abuse Center, Asheville, 1988-1993. Member allocations panel United Way, Asheville, 1988-1993. Chair Cancer Research Committee Institute Review Board, Asheville, 1989-1993. member Leadership Asheville X, 1991-1992.

    Member of American Library Association, Modern Language Association (governor task force 1996-1997, board directors 1996-1999, chairman section council 1996-1999, president 2003-2004, distinguished member academy health information professionals), Special Libraries Association.


    • Married Steven Jay Melamut, January 14, 1983.
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    Born January 6, 1952
    (age 65)
    • 1974
      University New Hampshire
    • 1976
      University Rhode Island
    • 1991
      Western Carolina University
    • 1976 - 1977
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 1977 - 1983
      director, health science information center
    • 1983 - 1993
      director, information media resources Mountain Area Health Education Center
      Asheville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1993
      associate, director Duke University Medical Center Library
      Durham, United Kingdom
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