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Medical librarian , Public relations executive

Judith Rose Messerle, American medical librarian, public relations executive. Certified medical library.

Background

Messerle, Judith Rose was born on January 16, 1943 in Litchfield, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Richard Douglas and Nelrose B. Wilcox.

Education

BAin Zoology, Southern Illinois U., 1966. Master of Library Science, University of Illinois, 1967. Certified medical library Library., St. Joseph's School Nursing, Alton, Illinois, 1967-1971, director medical information center, 1971-1976, director information services, 1976-1979, director educational resources and community relations, St. Joseph's Hospital, Alton, Illinois, 1979-1984.

Director Medical Center Library., St. Saint Louis University, 1985-1988. Library Francis A. Countway Library. for the Harvard Medical school and Boston Medical Library., 1989. Instr.Lewis and Clark College, 1975.

Consultant 1973; instructor Medical library association Board of directors Family Services and Visiting Nurses Association, Alton, 1976-1979.

Career

Library. St. Joseph's School Nursing, Alton, Illinois, 1967-1971, director medical information center, 1971-1976, director information services, 1976-1979. Director educational resources and community relations St. Joseph's Hospital, 1979-1984. Director Medical Center Library.

St. Louis University, 1985-1988. Library Francis A. Countway Library. Harvard Medical School and Boston Medical Library., 1989—2004.

Retired

Instructor Lewis and Clark College, 1975, Medical Library. Association; consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Certified medical library.

Membership

Board directors Family Services and Visiting Nurses Association, Alton, 1976-1979. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Medical Library. Association (search committee for executive director 1979, director 1981-1984, president 1986-1987, legislation task force 1986-1990, task force for knowledge and skills 1988-1992, nominating committee 1996).

Member Online Computer Library Center (special library advisory committee 1994-1998), American Medical Association (committee on allied health education and accreditation 1991-1994), Association Academy Health Science Library. Directors (editorial board for annual statistics 1989-1994, Region 8 advisory board 1992-1993, joint legislation task force 1992-1996, president 1993, charting the future task force 2001-2003, scholarly communication task force 2003-2005), American Medical Informatics Association (planning committee 1990, publications committee 1994-1996, annual meeting committee 1996-1998), Illinois State Library. Advisory Committee, Midwest Health Science Library.

Network (division health science council), St. Louis Medical Libraries, Hospital Public Relations Society St. Louis, The National Library Medicine (biomedical library review committee 1988-1992).

Connections

Married Darrell Wayne Messerle, April 26, 1968. Children: Kurt Norman, Katherine Lynn.

father:
Richard Douglas

mother:
Nelrose B. Wilcox

spouse:
Darrell Wayne Messerle

child:
Katherine Lynn Messerle

child:
Kurt Norman Messerle