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MeSH Staff Presentations and Publications

Selected items of current interest. For previously listed items see archived presentations page.
For a copy of the articles, presentations, and posters listed below, send a request to Chris Hui at huic@mail.nlm.nih.gov.

   Articles
   Presentations
   Posters

  1. Articles

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Zeng, Kelly; Kilbourne, John; Powell, Tammy; Moore, Robin.
    Normalized Names for Clinical Drugs—RxNorm at 6 years.
    J Am Med Informatics Assoc. 2011 Jul-Aug;18(4):441-8.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Zeng, Kelly; Kilbourne, John.
    Building a Standards-Based and Collaborative E-Prescribing Tool - MyRxPad.
    Int J Data Mining and Bioinformatics. 2011;5(3):252-65.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Schulman, Jacque-Lynne.
    Orthopedic Literature and MeSH.
    Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2010 Oct;468(10):2621-6.

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    Medical Terminologies That Work: The Example of MeSH.
    In: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Pervasive Systems, Algorithms, and Networks (ISPAN 2009). Dec. 14-16, 2009, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. p. 380-384.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Zeng, Kelly; Kilbourne, John.
    Building a Standards-Based and Collaborative E-Prescribing Tool - MyRxPad.
    In: Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine; 2009 Nov 1-4; Washington, DC., p. 210-215.

    Zeng, Kelly; Bodenreider, Olivier; Nelson, Stuart J.
    Design and Implementation of a Personal Medication Record-MyMedicationList.
    In: Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association; 2008 Nov 6; Washington, DC., p. 844-8.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Schulman, Jacque-Lynne.
    A Multilingual Vocabulary Project - Managing the Maintenance Environment.
    European Association for Health Information & Libraries (EAHIL) Workshop; 2007 Sep 14; Kraków, Poland.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Schopen, Michael; Savage, Allan G.; Schulman, Jacque-Lynne; Arluk, Natalie.
    The MeSH Translation Maintenance System: Structure, Interface Design, and Implementation.
    In: Fieschi, M. et al., editors. Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Medical Informatics; 2004 Sep 7-11; San Francisco, CA. Amsterdam: IOS Press; 2004. pp. 67-69.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Brown, Steven H.; Erlbaum, Mark S.; Olson, Nels; Powell, Tammy; Carlsen, Brian; Carter, John; Tuttle, Mark S.; Hole, William T.
    A Semantic Normal Form for Clinical Drugs in the UMLS: Early Experiences with the VANDF.
    In: Kohane, Issac S., editor. Bio*medical Informatics: One Discipline. Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association; 2002 Nov 9-13; San Antonio, TX. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, Inc.; 2002. p. 557-561.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Knecht, Lou Wave.
    Mapping in PubMed [letter]. J Med Libr Assoc. 2002 Oct;90(4):475.

    Powell, Tammy; Srinivasan, Suresh; Nelson, Stuart J.; Hole, William T.; Roth, Laura; Olenichev, Vladimir.
    Tracking Meaning Over Time in the UMLS Metathesaurus.
    In: Kohane, Issac S., editor. Bio*medical Informatics: One Discipline. Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association; 2002 Nov 9-13; San Antonio, TX. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, Inc.; 2002. p. 622-626.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Powell, Tammy; Humphreys, Betsy L.
    The Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) Project.
    In: Kent, Allen; Hall, Carolyn M., editors. Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc.; 2002. p. 369-378.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Schopen, Michael; Schulman, Jacque-Lynne; Arluk, Natalie,
    An Interlingual Database of MeSH Translations.
    8th International Conference on Medical Librarianship; 2000 Jul 4; London, UK.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Johnston, Douglas, Humphreys, Betsy L.
    Relationships in Medical Subject Headings.
    In: Bean, Carol A.; Green, Rebecca, editors. Relationships in the organization of knowledge. New York: Kluwer Academic Publishers; 2001. p. 171-184.

    Savage, Allan.
    Changes in MeSH Data Structure.
    NLM Tech Bull. 2000;:March-April.

    Bodenreider, Olivier; Nelson, Stuart J.; Hole, William T.; Chang, H. Florence.
    Beyond synonymy: exploiting the UMLS semantics in mapping vocabularies.
    In: Chute, Christopher G., editor. A Paradigm Shift in Health Care Information Systems: Clinical Infrastuctures for the 21st Century. Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association; 1998 Nov 7-11; Orlando, FL. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, Inc.; 1998. p. 815-819.

  2. Posters and other presentations

    2.1 Presentations

    See also UMLS Video Learning Resources.

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    Webcast: An Update of RxNorm.
    Presentation at: NLM.; 2011 Sept 28; Bethesda, MD.

    Kilbourne, John.
    RxNorm Structures.
    Presentation at: The AMIA 2010 Annual Symposium; 2010 Oct; Washington, DC.

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    Webcast: DailyMed.
    Presentation at: The 2010 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association; 2010 May 23; Washington, DC.

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    Webcast: MyMedicationList and RxNorm.
    Presentation at: The 2010 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association; 2010 May 24; Washington, DC.

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    Webcast: RxNorm Update, MyMedicationList, and DailyMed.
    Presentation at: NLM.; 2009 Jan 29; Bethesda, MD.

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    MeSH 2008-2009, Development and Future Plans.
    Presentation at: Web Conference of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern Atlantic Region; 2008 Nov 19; Bethesda, MD.

    Zeng, Kelly; Bodenreider, Olivier; Kilbourne, John; Nelson, Stuart J.
    Design and Implementation of a Personal Medication Record - MyMedicationList.
    Presentation at: AMIA 2008 Annual Symp.; 2008 Nov 10; Washington, DC.

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    Webcast on RxNorm.
    Presentation at: NLM.; 2008 Feb 1; Bethesda, MD.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Schulman, Jacque-Lynne.
    Presentations at: European Association for Health Information & Libraries (EAHIL) Workshop; 2007 Sep 12-15; Kraków, Poland.

    • Presentations at the Workshop for MeSH Translators. (12 Sep)
      • An Overview of MeSH
      • The MeSH Translation Database
    • The MeSH Translation Maintenance System (MTMS). Management Issues. (14 Sep)

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    Drug Information at the National Library of Medicine.
    Presentation at: Drug Information Association, 43rd Annual Meeting; 2007 Jun 19; Atlanta, GA.

    Zeng, Kelly; Bodenreider, Olivier; Kilbourne, John; Nelson, Stuart J.
    RxNav: Providing Standard Drug Information.
    Presentation at: AMIA 2006 Annual Symp.; 2006 Nov 13; Washington, DC.

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    Politics, Procedures, and Pitfalls in Producing Pluperfect Phraseology.
    Presentation at: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); 2006 Sep 20; Atlanta, GA.

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    Revising the Subheadings.
    Presentation at: The 2006 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association; 2006 May 22; Phoenix, AZ.

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    Biomedical Ontologies and Terminologies: Understanding the Differences Between Terminologies, Classifications, Taxonomies, and Ontologies.
    Presentation at: The 2006 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association; 2006 May 23; Phoenix, AZ.

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    Presentations at: AHIMA Clinical Vocabulary Mapping Methods Institute; 2005 Oct 15; San Diego, CA.

    • Mapping Architecture Proposals/Solutions: The Role of the Unified Medical Language System.
    • Synthesis and Future Directions.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Schulman, Jacque-Lynne.
    A Model International Cooperative Project: The MeSH Translation Maintenance System (MTMS).
    Presentation at: 9th World Congress on Health Information and Libraries; 2005 Sep 20-23; Salvador - Bahia, Brazil.

    Nelson, Stuart J.
    RxNorm, Past, Present and Future.
    Presentation at: 28th Annual Conference of the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs, Inc. (NCPDP); 2005 Mar 8; Phoenix AZ.

    Nelson, Stuart J.; Schopen, Michael; Savage, Allan G.; Schulman, Jacque-Lynne; Arluk, Natalie.
    The MeSH Translation Maintenance System: Structure, Interface Design, and Implementation.
    Presentation at: Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Medical Informatics; 2004 Sep 7-11; San Francisco, CA.

    Powell, Tammy.
    Tracking Meaning Over Time in the UMLS® Metathesaurus®.
    Presentation at: AMIA 2002 Annual Symp.; 2002 Nov 12; San Antonio, TX.

    2.2 Posters

    Cho, D., Jarnot, M., Sorden, N., Koroma, B., Schulman, J., Pash, J. and Kilbourne, J.
    Leverage Rare Disease Terms in MeSH for Systematic Literature Search.
    Poster presentation at: Rare Disease Day 2015; 2015 Feb 27; Bethesda, MD.

    Nelson, Stuart J., Johnston, Douglas; Powell, Tammy; Hole, William T.
    Making the Marriage: Merging Worldviews and Managing Updates in MeSH and the UMLS.
    Poster presentation at: AMIA 2001 Annual Symp.; 2001 Nov 5; Washington, DC.

    Nelson Stuart J.; Aronson, Alan; Doszkocs, Tamas; Wilbur, John; Bodenreider, Olivier; Chang, Florence; Mork, James; McCray, Alexa.
    Automated Assignment of Medical Subject Headings.
    Poster presentation at: AMIA 1999 Annual Symp.; 1999 Nov 9; Washington, DC.

    Johnston, Douglas; Nelson, Stuart J.; Schulman, Jacque-Lynne; Savage, Allan G.; Powell, Tammy P.
    Redefining a Thesaurus: Term-Centric No More.
    Poster presentation at: AMIA 1998 Annual Symp.; 1998 Nov 10; Orlando FL.