Winifred Sewell Edit Profile
Bachelor, State College Washington, Pullman, 1938; Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies, Columbia University, 1940; Doctor of Science (honorary), Philadelphia College Pharmacy and Science, 1979.
Assistant, Columbia University Library, New York City, 1938-1942;
assistant librarian, Wellcome Research laboratories, Tuckahoe, New York, 1942-1943;
librarian, Wellcome Research laboratories, 1943-1946;
librarian, Squibb Institute Medical Research, 1946-1961;
subject heading specialist, National Library of Medicine, 1961-1962;
deputy chief bibliographical services division, National Library of Medicine, 1962-1965;
head drug literature program, National Library of Medicine, 1965-1970. Adjunct assistant professor of University Maryland. School Pharmacy, 1970-1985.
Adjunct lecturer U. Maryland. College Library. and Information Superior vena cava syndrome, 1969-1992. Consultant National Health Planning Information Center, 1975-1981.
Instructor pharmaceutical literature and librarianship Columbia University, summer 1959. Member com on modern methods for handling chemical information National Academy Sciences-National Research Council. Member Martindale Databank Advisory Panel, 1981-1982.
Active Excerpta Medica advisory committee, 1985-1988. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Library Association, American Society for Information Science (chairman special interest group/classification research 1974-1975), Medical Library.
Association (chairman Rittenhouse award committee 1975-1976, chairman recertification committee 1979-1980, chairman public health and health administration section 1979-1980, chairman medical libraries education section 1981-1982), Special Libraries Association (chairman pharmaceutical section, science-technical division 1952-1953, president 1960-1961, publications award science and technical division 1966, Hall of Fame award 1998, Winifred Sewell prize established in her name, 1998), Drug Information Association (vice president 1966-1967, president 1970-1971), American Association Colleges Pharmacy (chairman libraries/educational resources section 1979-1980, delegate council on sections advisory board 1980-1983, chairman publication Basic Resources for Pharmaceutical Education since 1996, honorary president since 1999).
1938 - 1942
1942 - 1943
1943 - 1946
1946 - 1961
1961 - 1962
1962 - 1965