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HSLS Staff News

The HSLS Staff News section includes recent HSLS presentations, publications, staff changes, staff promotions, degrees earned, etc.

Publications

Author names in bold are HSLS-affiliated

J.D. Lawrence, A.M. Frederickson, Y.F. Chang, P.M. Weiss, Research and Instruction Librarian, et al., published “An Investigation into Quality of Life Improvement in Patients Undergoing Microvascular Decompression for Hemifacial Spasm” in the Journal of Neurosurgery, 1-9, February 10, 2017.

Rose Turner, Research and Instruction Librarian, Andrea Ketchum, Research and Instruction Librarian/Scholarly Communication Liaison, Melissa Ratajeski, Coordinator of Data Management Services, and Charles Wessel, Head of Research Initiatives, published  “Leaving the Lecture Behind: Putting PubMed Instruction into the Hands of the Students” in Medical Reference Services Quarterly, July 10, 2017 (Online) and July 30, 2017 (Print).

Presentations

Kate Flewelling, Executive Director, NNLM Middle Atlantic Region, provided webinars on health information resources and health disparities to the Free Clinic Association of Pennsylvania, the New Jersey Statewide Network for Cultural Competence, and the Adirondack Rural Health Network.

Posters

Presenter names in bold are HSLS-affiliated

B.A. Epstein, HSLS Director, presented “A Comparative Study of Leadership Development Programs in Major Academic and Health Sciences Library Associations in the United States” at the 12th International Congress on Medical Librarianship and the 2017 EAHIL Workshop in Dublin, Ireland, on June 12-15, 2017.

P. Squires, J. Zhu, M. Fedyshin, Research and Clinical Instruction Librarian, et al., presented “Proton Pump Inhibitor Adjuvant Combinations for the Management of Typical and Extraesophageal Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Systematic Review” at the American Society of Health System Pharmacists Meeting (ASHP), in Las Vegas, NV, in December 2016.

Elaina Vitale, Academic Coordinator, NNLM Middle Atlantic Region, presented “Librarians and Health Disparities: Supporting Medically Underserved Areas” at the State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA) annual meeting on June 15, 2017.

Other Activities

A.K. Seymour, J. Consales, M.J. Tooey, B.A. Epstein, HSLS Director, et al., presented “Leading Up, Down, and Around: The Value of Mentorships for Health Sciences Librarians” [fishbowl conversation] at the 12th International Congress on Medical Librarianship and the 2017 EAHIL Workshop in Dublin, Ireland, on June 15, 2017.

Elaina Vitale, Academic Coordinator, NNLM Middle Atlantic Region, was an invited participant at the New York Library Association’s Academic, Research, and Special Library Summit on June 9, 2017, and was also the recipient of an ACRL scholarship to attend the Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference in Philadelphia on June 18-21, 2017.

Posted in the July 2017 Issue