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Ruth Mary Holst

Ruth Mary Holst, American medical librarian. Grantee The National Library Medicine, 1990.


  • Holst, Ruth Mary was born on September 22, 1947 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Delmar and Marie (Daun) Holst.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1970. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1973.


    • Medical library Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, 1970-1982, director library services, 1983—2002. Associate director national network library medicine University Illinois, Chicago, since 2002. Adjunct assistan professor University Wisconsin Milwaukee School Library and Information Science, 1981-1990.

      Director women's health Columbia Hospital, 1988-1991, manager coordinated care, 1994-1998. Biomedical library review committee The National Library Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, 1996-2000.


    • Editor: Hospital Library Managament, 1983. Member library advisory board New England Journal Medicine. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Board directors Friends of Golda Meir Library., Milwaukee, 1985-1989. Fellow Medical Library. Association (board directors 2001-2004, secretary, 2002-2004, editor The Medical Library.

    Association Guide to Managing Health Care Libraries 2000). Member Council Wisconsin Libraries (board directors 1993-1997), Special Libraries Association, Columbia History Medicine Club (secretary), Academy Health Information Professionals, Milwaukee Academy Medicine.



    Reading, cooking, singing.


    • Married Robert Peter Thiel, May 7, 1977. 1 child, Alexandra.
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    Born September 22, 1947
    (age 70)
    • 1970
      University Wisconsin
    • 1973
      University Wisconsin
    • 1970 - 1982
      Medical library Columbia Hospital
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 2002
      associate, director national network library medicine University Illinois
      Chicago, Illinois, United States