ATG People in the News 10/3/13

by | Oct 3, 2013 | 0 comments

yolanda cooper - news.emory.eduThe Emory News Center reports that Yolanda Cooper has been appointed as Emory University Librarian, a recently redefined position.

Cooper will join Emory from the University of Miami, where she has most recently served as librarian associate professor, deputy university librarian, and acting dean and university librarian.

On Jan. 15, Cooper will step into the new role leading the Emory Libraries — part of a broad, overall organizational restructuring implemented under the leadership of Rich Mendola, enterprise chief information officer and senior vice provost of library services and digital scholarship, that has combined Emory’s library and informational technology organizations and reflects the increasingly important relationship between digital technologies and research libraries.

Cooper will oversee many facets of the Robert W. Woodruff Library and its affiliate branches, including areas of content, services, scholarly communications, external affairs and library administration, as well as the Manuscript, Archives and Rare Books Library (MARBL). Directors of the Goizueta Business Library and the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library will also report to Cooper…

“The infectious disease information available from DynaMed™ , the clinical reference tool from EBSCO Information Services, is being enhanced by the addition of Dr. Sheila Mitsuma as a deputy editor. Mitsuma has significant clinical experience in the field at some of the top hospitals in Boston, and her knowledge will now influence information used to treat patients around the world.

Mitsuma received her medical degree from Northwestern University and completed internal medicine residency and infectious disease fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She also underwent additional subspeciality training in the care of immunocompromised hosts at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Currently, she is an associate physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital where she attends on the transplant infectious disease service. She also retains a position as a consultant in medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital where her research focuses on immune control of viral infections in solid-organ transplant recipients. Mitsuma is a Diplomate with both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Infectious Disease…”

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