Becker Librarian to be Honored with Barnes-Jewish Hospital “The Friends of Nursing Award”

Laura Simon poses with her congratulatory bouquet of flowers on April 17. Barnes-Jewish Hospital has selected Laura Simon, a clinical librarian at Becker Medical Library, as a 2017 recipient of The Friends of Nursing Award. She will be formally recognized at the 22nd Annual Nursing Awards and Recognition Ceremony on May 10 as part of an annual Nurses’ Week recognition program.

Simon joined Becker Medical Library in 2015 after completing an internship with Becker’s liaison librarian at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Her chief responsibility is to actively engage with clinicians through the library’s clinical rounding service, which brings information-finding expertise to the point of care and supports an evidence-based approach to medicine. She also supports systematic reviews, teaching and course planning, and performs literature searches for clinicians and researchers.

Congratulations to Laura on this well-deserved recognition!