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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Catherine B. Soehner Appointed Director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library

(SLC, UT) – Catherine B. Soehner, MLS, BSN, has been appointed Associate Dean for Research and Director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at University of Utah. Michael L. Good, MD, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, and Alberta D. Comer, MLS, Dean and University Librarian made the joint announcement. “Catherine Soehner …Read More »

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Celebrate Día de Muertos with the SACNAS Ofrenda

This year’s Día de Muertos is from October 31 until November 2, 2019, and SACNAS has graciously created an ofrenda on the upper level of the Eccles Library for everyone to visit and add to the alter. Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday when family and friends can gather and celebrate their loved …Read More »

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Dr. James O. Mason, Utah Alumni ’58, Former CDC Director, 89 Dies

JAMES O. MASON M.D., Dr.P.H. 1930 – 2019 The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library notes the passing of Dr. James O. Mason on October 9, 2019. Dr. Mason was a 1955 graduate of the University (B.A.) and the College of Medicine Class of 1958. Dr. Mason Later obtained a masters (1962) and doctorate (1967) …Read More »

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Get your ORCID iD today!

In July 2019, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a new requirement for individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards beginning in FY 2020 to have ORCID iDs [1]. Dr. Michael Lauer, …Read More »

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Priscilla M. Mayden Digital Exhibition Highlight

Priscilla M. Mayden served as Director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library from 1971 to 1984. To mark the occasion of her 100th birthday (2018), this portrait sketch presents some of the significant milestones in Priscilla’s personal life and professional career.

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