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2020 LTC Isabelle Bagin Lecture Available

2020 LTC Isabelle Bagin Lecture Available

The 2020 Lieutenant Colonel Isabelle Bagin Memorial Lecture was presented on Friday, 2 October, on line via Zoom.

The lecture, entitled "Partners in Precision Health: National Library of Medicine, Health Professionals and Researchers," was given by Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. Dr. Brennan became the director of the National Library of Medicine in 2016. The NLM is the world’s largest biomedical library and the producer of digital information services used by scientists, health professionals and members of the public worldwide. Her background unites engineering, information technology, and clinical care. She came to NLM from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she was the Lillian L. Moehlman Bascom Professor at the School of Nursing and College of Engineering. She received a MSN from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Following seven years of clinical practice in critical care nursing and psychiatric nursing, Dr. Brennan held several academic positions at Marquette University, Milwaukee; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland; and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A past president of the American Medical Informatics Association, Dr. Brennan was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences (now the National Academy of Medicine) in 2001. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the American College of Medical Informatics, and the New York Academy of Medicine. She recently was inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

The video of the lecture is available at

ANCA is sponsoring the lectureship series in memory of our late member Lieutenant Colonel Isabelle Bagin.