UBC This Week | May 3, 2007
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UBC librarians win health-service awards
Dean Giustini, Reference Librarian at UBC’s Biomedical Branch Library, has been named the 2007 recipient of the Canadian Hospital Librarian of the Year Award in recognition of his contribution to the advancement of health care and health librarianship in Canada. Eugene Barsky, Physiotherapy Outreach Librarian at UBC’s Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, has won the 2007 Emerging Leader Award. Both awards are given by the Canadian Health Libraries Association.
Barsky and Deena Boeck of Continuing Studies will also accept the 2007 Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s Partnership Award in recognition of the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia’s partnerships with the Learning Centre and UBC Continuing Studies.
Alumnus Ben Heppner honoured by BC Touring Council
The BC Touring Council recently honoured Ben Heppner, an alumnus of UBC’s School of Music, as the 2007 Touring Artist of the Year. This award is given to an artist who toured B.C. within the past year, and who demonstrated artistic excellence and professionalism. Heppner’s tour of seven small communities in B.C. was recognized as important for the cultural aspirations of non-metropolitan audiences.