November 21, 2005

Contact: Luke Frank, Senior Public Affairs Representative 272-3679; 907-9525

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBUQUERQUE , NM Patricia Bradley, MIS, a member of the Navajo (Dine') Nation, has accepted a position within UNM's Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center . The position of Tribal Services Librarian is a new faculty position designed to develop a health information services program for Native Americans in New Mexico .

In her new role, Bradley will work with the Native Health History Research Databases and Tribal Connections Four Corners, a collaboration between health science libraries in Arizona , Colorado , and Utah , to deliver quality health care information.

Bradley has former library experience with the Navajo Health Authority and the Gallup Indian Medical Center .

UNM's HSLIC improves and enhances human health through support, innovation, and leadership in the organization, delivery and use of quality information.