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FNLM Medical Awards | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine

FNLM Medical Awards | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine

Winter 2012 Cover of NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine

NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

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In this Issue

In this Issue

Dr. John I. Gallin

NIH Research: Children Research Volunteers Receive Care and Help Advance Knowledge

If one smile can light up a room, the smiles of many can light up a whole building. Such could be said of the pediatric patients at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center…Continue Reading, “Children Research Volunteers Receive Care...”
Dr. Anne Zajicek and son Eli

Feature: Medicines for Children

An eye exam


Lance Elko

Feature: Detecting and Treating Gout

Celebrities on stage at Red Dress Collection 2011 Fashion Show

Feature: February Is Women’s Heart Month

A man stretching


Healing Totem Pole

Feature: National Library of Medicine 175th Anniversary

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NIH Quickfinder and NIH MedlinePlus Advisory Group

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Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen win health communications award. Four others also honored.

The 2011 FNLM Annual Awards Dinner on November 3 brought together representatives from the public, professional, and business sectors in health care to show their support for the Library—this year celebrating its 175th anniversary. For their achievements and support of the advancement of health, six recipients were honored.
  • Paul G. Rogers Health Communications Award Mehmet Oz, MD, and Michael Roizen, MD, co-authors, YOU: The Owner’s Manual
  • Distinguished Medical Science Award Purnell W. Choppin, MD, President Emeritus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award Ann Duesing, Outreach Librarian, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, UVA
  • Distinguished Medical Informatics Award Larry Ellison, Founder and CEO, Oracle
  • Congressional Citation Michael Lemole, one of the medical professionals who operated on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, for his outstanding work in neurosurgery.
Donald West King, M.D., Chairman
Friends of the National Library of Medicine
Dr. Mehmet Oz and wife Lisa
Award winner Dr. Mehmet Oz and wife Lisa at the Awards Gala.
Photo: Michael Spencer
Drs. Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz helped improve patient education and health literacy in their bestselling YOU: The Owner’s Manual, which sparked a series of associated books from the two doctors.
Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Donald King
Award winner Dr. Michael Roizen (left) and FNLM Chairman Dr. Donald West King.
Photo: Michael Spencer

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