ALHELA 2016 Annual Meeting
2016 Annual Meeting Information


Alabama Health Libraries Association
2016 Annual Meeting Information

"Keeping It Fresh: New Recipes for Success"
November 3-4, 2016
The Tides Hotel - Orange Beach, AL


You are cordially invited to the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Alabama Health Libraries Association to be held in beautiful Orange Beach, AL, November 3-4, 2016. Come for the meeting and then have a beach weekend.

The theme for this year's meeting is "Keeping It Fresh: New Recipes for Success." ALHeLA is pleased to offer two excellent CE courses on Thursday afternoon, taught by Nancy Patterson of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine:

Come join us for what will prove to be an exciting CE opportunity!

Our speakers for the 2016 ALHELA Keynote Address are Margaret M. Sullivan, MS, Deputy Director of Business Development and Outreach, University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute, and Austin Cadden, MBA, MPH, Associate Manager, Epidemiology, Cancer Control & Population Health, University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute. The topic of their speech is: USA Mitchell Cancer Institute Culinary Medicine: What Is Culinary Medicine and What Does It Do?

ALHeLA offers scholarships to attend our meeting. Details are included in the meeting documents below, as well as on the the awards page. If you have further questions, you may contact Inga Moten at The deadline for the Robert Avant Student Award is October 15, 2016, while the deadline for the Scholarship for Librarians with Limited Institutional Support is September 30, 2016.

The meeting hotel is the Tides Hotel, located directly on the beach in beautiful Orange Beach, AL. Free hot breakfast and free wireless high-speed internet are included. To make reservations, please call the hotel directly at (251) 216-6024, and be sure to ask for the special Alabama Health Libraries Association conference rate of $99 for an inland view, $109 for a side view, and $119 for a beach view, plus tax.

For further information, please contact Trey Lemley, Conference Chair, at (251) 460-6888 or or consult the following links.

Meeting Documents

Meeting Schedule:

Thursday, November 3, 2016

12:00 noon – 12:30 pm Registration
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm CE #1: Activate, Collaborate and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm CE #2: Grants and Proposal Writing
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Banquet and Awards Presentation* - Villagio Grille
Sponsored by Wolters-Kluwer Ovid

Friday, November 4, 2016

8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am – 10:00 am Business Meeting
10:00 am – 11:00 am Keynote Address
USA Mitchell Cancer Institute Culinary Medicine: What Is Culinary Medicine and What Does It Do?
Margaret M. Sullivan, Austin Cadden, Mitchell Cancer Institute, University of South Alabama
12:00 noon Lunch, No Host
Visit Gilbey’s Seafood and Steak for menu and pricing

*Banquet is limited to registered Annual Meeting attendees.

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