Army Medical College Librarian Midranullah has won the Cunningham Memorial International Fellowship Award 2012. He is the first medical librarian from Pakistan to achieve the honour, which is awarded by the Medical Library Association (MLA), USA.
A press release stated that he received the award from MLA President Gerald Perry. He will also receive a complimentary membership to the MLA and the International Cooperation Section for one year.
The Cunningham fellowship is awarded to medical librarians from countries outside the USA and Canada and allows for two weeks of observation and supervised work in the Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library at George Washington University and Washington Hospital Library.
Midrarullah will also attended the Continuing Education Course (CEC) “Cataloguing with RDA: Background and Models” at the Health Sciences Library of the University of Washington in Seattle.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 7th, 2012.