Bio

  • Marilyn DeGeus, M.A., M.L.S.

    Director, Instructor
    • Department: Library, Library
    • Phone: 816-654-7262
    • Campus Office: DL-103
    Member of faculty since: 1969
    Curriculum Vitae

    Education

    • B.A. in Education/Sociology, Central University of Iowa, 1960

    Teaching Interests/Courses

    • Research
    • Database Searching
    • Nutrition
    • Education
    • Medical Informatics

    Research Interests

    • Distance Education
    • Educating Today's Medical Student
    • Nutrition & Health
    • Changes in Medical Education

    Grants/Funding

    • Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating American Women Physicians, Medical Library Association, American Library Association, 05/2007 - 10/2009
      This was a traveling exhibit which was co-sponsored with librarians from the University of Missouri Kansas City Medical School and the Archie R. Dykes Library of the University of Kansas Medical Center.

    Awards

    • Spanish/Education Graduate Study Scholarship, University of Minnesota, 04/1964
    • Marilyn J. De Geus, M.L.S. Physicians' Hall of Sponsors Scholarship, Darwin J. Strickland, D.O., and Suzanne Strickland, 09/2011

    Professional Affiliations

    • Director of the Library - Administration, 01/1969 - Present, Medical Library Association

      The Medical Library Association is an organization of medical librarians all over the world who meet every May in various locations in the United States to participate in CE courses, SIGS and discuss various medical librarian topics.

      http://www.mlanet.org
    • Director of the Library, 08/1968 - Present, Health Sciences Library Network of Kansas City, Inc.

      HSLNKC is an organization of local medical librarians in the states of Missouri and Kansas who meet on a quarterly basis to discuss library issues and the sharing of materials among members.

      http://www.hslnkc.org
    • Director of the Library, 07/1968 - Present, Mid-Continental Chapter of the Medical Library Association

      MCMLA is a Chapter of the Medical Library Association which is an organization of medical librarians from Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and South Dakota. This organization provides educational opportunities to its members.

      http://www.mcmla.org

    Community Service

    • Grocery Shopper, 11/01/2012 - Present, N/A

      Assist with grocery shopping for three handicapped neighbors.

      N/A
    • Director of the Library Department, 11/01/2009 - 12/01/2010, Mothers Refuge

      The Library forgave student fines for overdue materials by having the students donate one canned food item or clothing for each fine owed. Mothers Refuge shelters homeless, pregnant and parenting young women.

      http://www.mothersrefuge.org/

    Outside Interests

    • Family
    • Theater
    • Reading

    Last updated on: 7/22/2013 2:48:00 PM