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Sunday, October 23
 

11:00am EDT

Local Arrangements Committee & Raffle Ticket Sales
Learn more about RIchmond and get local information from locals. Sign up for dine arounds before Tuesday night!

Recommended resources include: https://www.visitrichmondva.com/

Sunday October 23, 2022 11:00am - 5:00pm EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer

12:00pm EDT

Board Meeting with Board Lunch
Sunday October 23, 2022 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
Canal Room

12:00pm EDT

Lactation Room
Room number to be provided.

Pick up a key to this location from Emily Hurst contact her at 713-540-6081 or in person. 

Sunday October 23, 2022 12:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
York River Room

12:00pm EDT

Meditation Space
Need to take a break? Want to get away? Step into the quiet meditation space.

This space will be locked at the end of the day and used for raffle storage.

Sunday October 23, 2022 12:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
York River Room

12:00pm EDT

Registration
Sunday October 23, 2022 12:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer

1:00pm EDT

Continuing Education: Management and Leadership from the Middle
Description:Leadership and management skills are important to librarians at all levels. It may feel impossible to develop these skills if you are not the “boss,” but this class will show how leadership is possible at all levels. Several theories will be presented, and applications of these theories will be discussed.

Learning ObjectivesBy the end of the session, participants will be able to:
  • Identify leadership opportunities in their current position, based on French and Raven’s 5 Bases of Power
  • Apply Kouzes and Posner’s 5 Practices of Exemplary Leadership to their own career
  • Understand aspects of their own personality that affect their leadership/management style
About the Instructors:Janna Lawrence, MLIS, AHIP, FMLA has been the director of Hardin Library for the Health Sciences at the University of Iowa since November 2019. Most of her 34-year career as a health sciences librarian has focused on instruction and reference services.
Linné Girouard, MLIS, AHIP, FMLA has been a hospital librarian at Houston Methodist, an eight-hospital system, for 36 years.
Janna and Linné both received their MLIS from the University of Texas at Austin.

Sunday October 23, 2022 1:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Shenandoah J

2:00pm EDT

Exhibitor Set Up
Sunday October 23, 2022 2:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer

5:00pm EDT

New Member and First Time Attendee Meet and Greet
Speakers
avatar for Jeff Coghill

Jeff Coghill

Outreach Librarian, East Carolina University
MAC/MLA President


Sunday October 23, 2022 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
Club Lounge

6:00pm EDT

Opening Reception
Enjoy a dinner buffet, bar, and live jazz music. 

Sunday October 23, 2022 6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
James River Salons CD

7:45pm EDT

Pearl People Photo
Meet at the grand staircase at 7:45 p.m. and wear your pearls! All are welcome to take part in this MAC tradition. Additional pearls are available for those who need to borrow them for the photo. 

Sunday October 23, 2022 7:45pm - 8:00pm EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer
 
Monday, October 24
 

7:30am EDT

Local Arrangements Committee & Raffle Ticket Sales
Learn more about RIchmond and get local information from locals. Sign up for dine arounds before Tuesday night!

Recommended resources include: https://www.visitrichmondva.com/

Monday October 24, 2022 7:30am - 9:00am EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer

7:30am EDT

8:00am EDT

Breakfast
Monday October 24, 2022 8:00am - 9:00am EDT
James River Salons CD

8:00am EDT

Lactation Room
Room number to be added

Contact Emily Hurst at 713-540-6081 or in person for a key to this room. 

Monday October 24, 2022 8:00am - 7:00pm EDT
York River Room

8:00am EDT

Meditation Space
Need to take a break? Want to get away? Step into the quiet meditation space.

This space will be locked at the end of the day and used for raffle storage.

Monday October 24, 2022 8:00am - 7:00pm EDT
York River Room

9:00am EDT

Welcome
Land acknowledgement
Meeting logistics

Speakers
avatar for Steve Barkley

Steve Barkley

Head of Health Sciences Operations, VCU Libraries, Health Sciences Library
As head of the operations at Health Sciences Library, Stephen Barkley oversees circulation and access services. He also coordinates maintenance, renovation projects, events and the art gallery space within the library building. He is creating spaces and services devoted to creative... Read More →
avatar for Emily J. Hurst

Emily J. Hurst

Deputy Director and Head, Research and Education, Health Sciences Library, Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
The Deputy Director and Head of Research and Education of the Health Sciences Library, Emily Hurst leads a team of health sciences librarians and works to strengthen library support for all five schools on the MCV Campus as well as VCU Health and the Richmond community. She strives... Read More →


Monday October 24, 2022 9:00am - 9:15am EDT
James River Salons CD

9:15am EDT

9:30am EDT

Plenary Session I: Health, Information, and the National Park Service, Maria Said, MD, MHS
CDR Maria Said is a physician, board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. She
first became interested in medicine and public health after serving as a Peace Corps volunteer
in Eritrea from 1996–1998. She earned a Masters of Health Science in international health
(MHS) from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2001 and an MD from
Harvard Medical School in 2005. She completed her residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins
from 2005–2011. After completing her medical training, she served as a CDC Epidemic
Intelligence Service officer, based at the Maryland Department of Health. She then worked as a
medical officer at the NIH Fogarty International Center and at the FDA Division of Epidemiology
at the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. During the 2014-15 Ebola epidemic in
West Africa, CDR Said deployed for two months to Liberia as a physician in the US Public
Health Service Monrovia Medical Unit (MMU). CDR Said joined the NPS in May 2017 as the
epidemiology branch chief for Office of Public Health, where she works on disease prevention,
detection, and response.


Monday October 24, 2022 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
James River Salons CD

10:30am EDT

Local Arrangements Committee & Raffle Ticket Sales
Learn more about RIchmond and get local information from locals. Sign up for dine arounds before Tuesday night!

Recommended resources include: https://www.visitrichmondva.com/

Monday October 24, 2022 10:30am - 11:00am EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer

10:30am EDT

Snack Break with the Vendors
Monday October 24, 2022 10:30am - 11:00am EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer

11:00am EDT

Lightning Talks
For the schedule of all lighting talk information visit: https://macmla.libguides.com/macmla2022/presentations.

Lightning Talks 

1. Book It Forward: An Engaging Community Project

  • Jessie Bauer  |  Health Sciences and Human Services Library,  University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • M.J. Tooey  |   HSHSL, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

2. Adventures by Stepping out of the Library

  • Helen-Ann Brown Epstein  |  Virtua Health, Monroe, NJ

3. Successes and Challenges of Being Interim Leaders During a Pandemic

  • Roy Brown  |   VCU Libraries, Health Sciences Library, Richmond,  VA
  • John Cyrus   |   VCU Libraries, HSL, Richmond,  VA
  • Emily Hurst  |   VCU Libraries, HSL, Richmond,  VA

4. Choose Environmental Health and Justice as Your Next Adventure!

  • April Wright  |  Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 1, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • Faith Steele  |  NNLM, Region 1, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • Tiffany Chavis  |  NNLM, Region 1, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • Christine Nieman  |  NNLM, Region 1, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD   

5. Research Outside the Library: Perspectives Beyond the Scholarly Literature

  • Lara Sapp  |  James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Carolyn Schubert  |  JMU, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Liz Chenevey  |  JMU, Harrisonburg, VA

6. Adventuring into a University Common Read Program

  • Emily Hurst  |   VCU Libraries, Health Sciences Library, Richmond,  VA

7. Mapping it Out: Implementing and Developing a Library Internship Program

  • Emily Hurst  |   VCU Libraries, Health Sciences Library, Richmond,  VA
  • Roy Brown  |   VCU Libraries, HSL, Richmond,  VA
  • John Cyrus  |   VCU Libraries, HSL, Richmond,  VA


Monday October 24, 2022 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
Potomac Room

12:30pm EDT

Lunch
Monday October 24, 2022 12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT
James River Salons CD

1:30pm EDT

Networking Session
This session is designed to provide an opportunity for people to meet new people and reconnect after three years without an in-person meeting.

10 minute interactions - 5 rounds

Conversation prompts are provided below to help begin your conversations but feel free to talk about other topics. 
 


Monday October 24, 2022 1:30pm - 2:30pm EDT
Potomac Room

2:30pm EDT

Beverage Break with the Vendors
Monday October 24, 2022 2:30pm - 3:00pm EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer

3:00pm EDT

LGBTQIA+ Health Information Panel Discussion
LGBTQIA+ Discussion Panelist sponsored by the MAC Diversity and Inclusion Committee



Panelists include: 

Katie Bekkeli, PsyD, LCP, ABPP
Katie is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in college student mental health. She has been employed at 5 different university counseling centers across her career, most recently landing at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Student Counseling Center. She is particularly passionate about working with students identifying as LGBTQIA+, supporting clients in identity exploration and development, and providing Safe Zone training to faculty and staff.

Amy Coffin
Amy Coffin (they/them) is a rising 3rd year medical student and one of the many leaders in VCU's chapter of Medicine with Pride. They are also currently working in VCU Health’s Emergency Department while on a short leave. Amy has worked alongside peers to promote LGBTQIA+ inclusive patient panels, curriculum changes, and community events at VCU School of Medicine. They have also worked through VCU's chapter of the Do No Harm Coalition to cultivate broader anti-racism and anti-oppression frameworks amongst medical students. In their free time, Amy enjoys concerts, camping, and complicated board games.

Steve Crossman, MD
Steve Crossman is a cis-gender, white, gay, male family physician who has worked in both in academic and community settings. Currently he is a primary care physician at Central State Hospital. Steve is married to a fellow physician and together he and husband are raising two wonderful daughters and a super cute bernedoodle!

Ted Heck

Ted Heck has a B.A. in Psychology from The American University and an M.S. in Criminal Justice from California State University at Sacramento, where his thesis was on prevention services and services for victims of hate crimes against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. He works at the Virginia Dept. of Health in the Division of Disease Prevention, where he serves as Transgender Health Services Specialist. Current activities at VDH include maintaining the Virginia Transgender Resource and Referral List and offering provider trainings and technical assistance on transgender issues. He often facilitates the Richmond Transformers transmasculine support group as a peer member.

Session moderator:
April Wright
April Wright is Outreach Librarian in Environmental Health & Justice with the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). She joined NNLM in 2018 as an NNLM/All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator. April earned her BA in English from Morgan State University and MLS from The Catholic University of America. She has worked both in and on behalf of a variety of libraries during the course of her career. Her background includes public libraries management, programming and outreach, and grants management. She is interested in environmental justice and addressing social determinants of health through citizen/community science and community-engaged research.




Speakers
avatar for April Wright, MLS

April Wright, MLS

Outreach Librarian, Environmental Health & Justice, NNLM Region 1
April Wright is Outreach Librarian in Environmental Health & Justice with the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). She joined NNLM in 2018 as an NNLM/All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator. April earned her BA in English from Morgan State University and MLS from... Read More →
avatar for Katie Bekkeli, PsyD, LCP, ABPP

Katie Bekkeli, PsyD, LCP, ABPP

Katie is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in college student mental health. She has been employed at 5 different university counseling centers across her career, most recently landing at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Student Counseling Center. She is particularly... Read More →
avatar for Ted Heck

Ted Heck

HIV Prevention & Transgender Health Services Specialist, Virginia Department of Health
Ted Heck has a B.A. in Psychology from The American University and an M.S. in Criminal Justice from California State University at Sacramento, where his thesis was on prevention services and services for victims of hate crimes against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people... Read More →
avatar for Amy Coffin

Amy Coffin

MedPride Leader and Rising M3, VCU School of Medicine
Amy Coffin (they/them) is a rising 3rd year medical student and one of the many leaders in VCU's chapter of Medicine with Pride. They are also currently working in VCU Health’s Emergency Department while on a short leave. Amy has worked alongside peers to promote LGBTQIA+ inclusive... Read More →
avatar for Steven H. Crossman, M.D.

Steven H. Crossman, M.D.

Steve Crossman is a cis-gender, white, gay, male family physician who has worked in both in academic and community settings. Currently he is a primary care physician at Central State Hospital.  Steve is married to a fellow physician and together he and husband are raising two wonderful... Read More →


Monday October 24, 2022 3:00pm - 4:30pm EDT
James River Salons CD

4:30pm EDT

Poster Set Up and Break with Vendors
Poster presenters may use this time to set up their posters. Thumbtacks will be provided. Other attendees are invited to visit with the vendors before the poster session begins at 5 p.m. 

Monday October 24, 2022 4:30pm - 5:00pm EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer

5:00pm EDT

Posters Up Wine Down Reception
Come and wind (wine) down with your colleagues.
Explore the posters and engage with poster presentations.
Snacks and beverages are provided.

For a list of posters visit: https://macmla.libguides.com/macmla2022/presentations

Monday October 24, 2022 5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer

6:30pm EDT

Local Arrangements Committee & Raffle Ticket Sales
No dinner plans? Ask us!

Monday October 24, 2022 6:30pm - 7:00pm EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer

7:00pm EDT

Dine Arounds
Sign up at the LAC booth and then meet up with your group at the table at 7 p.m. 

Monday October 24, 2022 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer
 
Tuesday, October 25
 

7:30am EDT

Registration
Tuesday October 25, 2022 7:30am - 8:15am EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer

8:00am EDT

Breakfast and Business Meeting
Awards are recognized at the business meeting

Tuesday October 25, 2022 8:00am - 9:15am EDT
James River Salons CD

8:00am EDT

Lactation Room
Room number to be added.
Contact Emily Hurst at 713-540-6081 or in person for a key to this room. 

Tuesday October 25, 2022 8:00am - 12:00pm EDT
York River Room

8:00am EDT

Meditation Space
Need to take a break? Want to get away? Step into the quiet meditation space.

This space will be locked at the end of the day and used for raffle storage.

Tuesday October 25, 2022 8:00am - 12:00pm EDT
York River Room

9:15am EDT

9:45am EDT

Beverage Break
Tuesday October 25, 2022 9:45am - 10:00am EDT
James River Ballroom Foyer

10:00am EDT

Plenary Session II with Marcie S. Wright, Ph.D., MPH: Coalition Building and Advocacy Training, Examples and Opportunities
Marcie S. Wright, Ph.D., M.P.H., is an associate professor, Department of Health Behavior and Policy, and the Associate Director of the VCU Center on Health Disparities. She earned a bachelor’s degree in genetics (University of Georgia), a master’s degree in public health (University of South Carolina), and a doctoral degree in health promotion, education and behavior (University of South Carolina).   
 
As a community engaged health disparities researcher, Dr. Wright specializes in coalition building and capacity building for research through Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) approaches. She has contributed to peer-reviewed journals articles, written abstracts, and garnered funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and nonfederal entities in the areas of CBPR, health disparities and maternal and child health.

Her specific research interest includes examining the relationships between specific cultural and environmental influences and health behaviors/outcomes among African Americans.

Speakers
avatar for Marcie S. Wright, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Marcie S. Wright, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Department of Health Behavior and Policy, and the Associate Director of the VCU Center on Health Disparities, VCU
Marcie S. Wright, Ph.D., M.P.H., is an associate professor, Department of Health Behavior and Policy, and the Associate Director of the VCU Center on Health Disparities. She earned a bachelor’s degree in genetics (University of Georgia), a master’s degree in public health (University... Read More →


Tuesday October 25, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
James River Salons CD

11:00am EDT

Scholarship and Vendor Raffles, Invite to MAC 2023, Closing Remarks
Steve Barkley will host the vendor and scholarship raffles.
Hear from the MAC/MLA 2023 Co-Chairs
Thank you and closing remarks from the 2022 Planning Committee
Grab and go snacks provided 

Speakers
avatar for Steve Barkley

Steve Barkley

Head of Health Sciences Operations, VCU Libraries, Health Sciences Library
As head of the operations at Health Sciences Library, Stephen Barkley oversees circulation and access services. He also coordinates maintenance, renovation projects, events and the art gallery space within the library building. He is creating spaces and services devoted to creative... Read More →


Tuesday October 25, 2022 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
James River Salons CD
 
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