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Library Champion's Award

This award is offered every year for one hospital administrator during October, National Medical Librarian’s Month. The award is given in recognition of exemplary support of a Colorado health science library and its staff during the last year.

Timeline for the award: Early July - Call for submissions; Mid-August - Deadline for submissions; September Membership Meeting - Announce winner; October - Presentation of award.

2007 Awardee

  • Barb Jahn, Vice President of Operations at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver. Jahn was nominated by Margaret Bandy, manager of Library and Media Services at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital. The award was presented by Gene Gardner, CCML President and Margaret Bandy.
  • Read Margaret Bandy's Presentation Speech [pdf]
  • Photo of Gene presenting the award

2006 Awardee

  • Tracey Lynn Samdahl, Senior Director Shaw Regional Cancer Center, Vail Valley Medical Center.
    Tracey was nominated by Kimberly Lyons-Mitchell, Medical Librarian, Vail Valley Medical Center Educational Resource Library. The award was presented by Amanda Enyeart, CCML President, Kimberly Lyons-Mitchell and Stephanie Weldon, CCML Advocacy Chair.
  • Read Kimberly Lyons-Mitchell's entry
  • Photos commemorating the event! [ photo 1 ] - [ photo 2 ] - [ photo 3 ]
  • Tracey Lynn Samdahl’s publicity in the Vail Daily newspaper [ photo ]

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