FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: August 12, 2005
Contact: Anne Strong
Telephone: (301) 279-9697
HAI Archivists and Historian Recognized by C. Everett Koop
Dr. C. Everett Koop presented an appreciation medal bearing his name to History Associates Incorporated (HAI) archivists Gregory Pike and Meghan Attalla, along with historian K. Walter Hickel. The award recognizes the hard work they put into digitizing the former U.S. Surgeon General’s papers and placing them on the National Library of Medicine’s “Profiles in Science” website. Dr. Koop described the on-line collection, which went public in February 2005, as part of his “legacy.”
Ms. Attalla earned her BA in history and MLIS from the University of Oklahoma. Mr. Pike holds a BA from Juniata College and MLIS from the University of Maryland at College Park. He also earned his JD from Widener University. Dr. Hickel began his studies at the Free University of Berlin. He also received an MA in history from Tulane University and a Ph.D. in history from Columbia University.
About History Associates
For more than thirty years the historians and archivists at History Associates have demonstrated that history is valuable in the market as well as the marketplace of ideas. They provide professional corporate histories, exhibit content, interpretive planning, historical research, archival services, and collections management services to clients throughout the United States and around the world. History Associates strives to be The Best Company in History®, serving corporate, government, legal, and nonprofit clients from its headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, call (301) 279-9697 or visit www.historyassociates.com.