Author Archives: M Aiello

Aidy Week’s Award-Winning Essay Published

Aidy Weeks, NCNMLG member and 2021 MLA Erich Meyerhoff Prize winner for her history of medicine essay has been published in the Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA). “Proving the proverbial gadfly: situating the historical and racial context of Southern medical works by Mary Louise Marshall” is now freely available online. Ms. Weeks has written an impactful essay that uses a critical race theory lens to examine scholarly works and publicly-recorded statements by the longest-serving president of MLA, Mary Louise Marshall, on integration within the profession. This important work should be on every health sciences or medical librarian’s to-be-read list and NCNMLG is proud to recognize our colleague’s achievement and contribution to the profession.

Weeks A. Proving the proverbial gadfly: situating the historical and racial context of Southern medical works by Mary Louise Marshall. J Med Libr Assoc. 2021;109(4):528-539. doi:10.5195/jmla.2021.1261


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