The award was given to Hughes for her high level of professional accomplishment. Lisa Traditi, Chair of the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association, writes:
[Hughes'] letters of recommendation for the award all mentioned her dedication to her academic community and her work with MCMLA. She is committed to evidence-based practice and to continually improving her work with health care professionals, students, and researchers.
We are incredibly proud of Tracey's accomplishments and happy to have her on our team. Congratulations, Tracey!