HSLS Staff News

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


Authors’ names in bold are HSLS-affiliated

Jonathon Erlen, history of medicine librarian, published, “New Dissertations,” in Nursing History Review, 24: 176, 2016, and along with Jay Toth, published, “American Indian Dissertation Abstracts,” in Indigenous Policy Journal, 2015, 27(2): 68.

Charlie Wessel, head of research and reference initiatives, was acknowledged as an additional contributor in the article, “Septic Shock: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment,” in JAMA, Aug 18, 2015, 314(7): 708-17.


Presenters’ names in bold are HSLS-affiliated

Barbara Epstein, library director, presented a lecture titled, “The Changing Landscape of Health Sciences Libraries,” at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 17, 2015.

Kate Flewelling, outreach coordinator, NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region, moderated an expert panel and presented a workshop called, “10-Step Approach to Service Continuity Planning,” at the Public Library Emergency Preparedness Training Summit, in Lancaster, PA, on September 23, 2015.

Fran Yarger, associate director for digital library services, was the keynote speaker at the Annual Presbyterian University Hospital Nursing Alumnae Association meeting held in Pittsburgh, PA, on September 19, 2015.