Health Science Librarians of Ilinois
Health Science Librarians of Illinois

Serving Illinois Health Information Professionals

Awards

Starfish Thrower Award

The Starfish Thrower Award is presented to an HSLI member who made a difference to the organization. The winner receives a trophy and is honored at the Awards Ceremony held during the Annual Conference in the fall.

Past Awardees

  • Fran Kovach, 2000
  • Stacey Knight-Davis, 2008
  • Jerry DeWitt, 2012

Presidents Award

The HSLI President's Award is presented by the President to an HSLI member in recognition of significant service to HSLI. The recipient is selected by the President.

Past Awardees

  • Rhona Kelly, 2000
  • Mary Ann Huslig, 2006
  • Virginia Gale, 2008
  • Jo Dorsch, 2011

The Syed Magrabi Scholarship

Syed Maghrabi, a dedicated member of HSLI, was born February 17, 1945 in Aurungabad, India. He immigrated to the USA in November 1968. Syed worked at Louis Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He received the Pride Handelman Award from Weiss Hospital in 1995, which was a source of great pride and satisfaction to him. He died on July 29, 2000. The Syed Maghrabi Scholarship was created in his honor, and it supports HSLI members' participation in the HSLI Annual Conference.

Past Awardees

  • Gennye Varvel, 2001
  • Neera Kukreja, 2001
  • Mary Ann Christopher, 2002
  • Marci Doranski, 2002
  • Lynne Ferrell, 2002
  • Kristine Hughes, 2003
  • Roberta Craig, 2003
  • Richard McGowan, 2003
  • Anne Heimann, 2003
  • Laura Brosamer, 2004
  • Lucy Webb, 2004
  • Morgann Thomas, 2004
  • Elissa Cochran, 2004
  • Kristina Howard, 2004
  • Janet Gayle, 2004
  • Carol Jeull, 2004
  • Cleo Pappas, 2005
  • Kristine Hughes, 2005
  • Melissa Hudak, 2005
  • Peg Burnette, 2005
  • Katie Pozniak, 2006
  • Darlene Ward, 2006
  • Laura Sklansky, 2008
  • Irene Williams, 2009
  • Clare Bonnema , 2010
  • Erin Moore, 2010
  • Karly Vesely, 2010
  • Karen Douglas, 2011
  • Eric A. Edwards, 2011
  • Carol Jeull, 2011
  • Clare Bonnema, 2012
  • Elissa Cochran, 2012
  • Sarah Isaacs, 2012