| Jocelyn A. Rankin, PhD
Mercer University School of Medicine
Jocelyn A. Rankin Student Excellence in Library Research Award
This award honors Jocelyn A. Rankin,
PhD, founder and Director of the Medical Library on the Macon campus of the
Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) and founder of the Georgia
Interactive Network for Medical Information (GaIN), the Mercer University-based
electronic healthcare nonprofit that was active from 1983-2015. Dr.
Rankin’s tireless service to MUSM students and faculty as well as
Georgia’s underserved health professionals (1974-2000) exemplifies
passion and commitment to information access, problem-based learning,
scholarship, and research.
The award recognizes a MUSM student who
demonstrates outstanding proficiency in the use of the collections, services,
and resources of Skelton Medical Libraries as well as exceptional
information-seeking skills. It is intended to promote extensive and meaningful
use of library resources and services as well as foster the development of
life-long learning in students.
|2023 Winner and Honorable Mentions
Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order by
|Winner Priya Arya, MS3 (R) with Carolyn Klatt, MLIS,
Associate Director of Library and Information Science (L)
The 2023 winner is Priya Arya, MS3
Presbyphonia: Voice Therapy vs Augmentation -- A Systematic Review and
- Samantha Johnson, MS3
Environmental, and Transgenerational Factors Affecting Resilience Towards
- Nicole Steel, MS2
"Retrospective Study of
Surgical Outcomes in Patients Discharged to Court or Law Enforcement"
- Isaiah Ware, MS2; Maria Betzabe Diaz, MS2; Amari
"Population and Setting Specific Implementations for