DAHSL: Developing Academic Health Sciences Libraries


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Southern Chapter, MLA to host LCME’s Dr. Robert F. Sabalis and NEEHSL Directors!

Medical School Expansion:  Library Challenges & Strategies, Monday, Nov. 15–See Conference Website HERE!

Dr. Robert F. Sabalis
LCME Assistant Secretary
Director, LCME Surveys and Team Training
Association of American Medical Colleges

Robert F. Sabalis, Ph.D. is currently Director, Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Surveys and Team Training, and LCME Assistant Secretary at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) in Washington, DC.  The LCME is the joint accrediting body of the AAMC and the American Medical Association (AMA) for educational programs leading to the M.D. degree in the United States and Canada. From 2000 to 2007, Dr. Sabalis served as Associate Vice President, Student Affairs and Programs, Division of Medical School Affairs, and Executive Secretary for the Group on Student Affairs (GSA), also at the AAMC.  The GSA is the professional development group for administrative personnel in admissions, financial aid, minority affairs, student affairs, and student records at AAMC-member medical schools.  Prior to 2000, Dr. Sabalis held the administrative position of Associate Dean for Medical Education and Academic Affairs and the faculty position of Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC.  At USC, he had administrative responsibility for medical school admissions, curriculum, financial aid, student affairs, and student records, as well as for Master’s and doctoral degree programs in the biomedical sciences.  A clinical psychologist by training, Dr. Sabalis received his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Syracuse University and completed an internship in clinical psychology at the University of Oregon Medical School.


David Boilard
Director, Medical Library
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
Miami, Florida

Nadine Dexter
Director – Harriet F. Ginsburg Health Sciences Library, Director Medical Informatics
University of Central Florida
College of Medicine
Orlando, Florida

David King

Professor and Interim Director of Libraries
Robert G. Greenblatt Library
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia

Fay Towell
Director, Health Sciences Library
Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center
Greenville, South Carolina


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