HSLS Staff News

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


Michele Klein Fedyshin, Research & Clinical Instruction Librarian, is a co-investigator on the recently announced R21 federal grant: “Meta-Analyses of the Relation of Parent Drinking to Adolescent Drinking,” funded through the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The Principal Investigator is John Donovan, PhD. Tammy Chung, PhD, is also a co-investigator. Both are from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry.

Michele Klein Fedyshin, Research & Clinical Instruction Librarian, and Andrea Ketchum, Research & Instruction Librarian/Scholarly Communication Liaison, received a Health Information Awareness Award titled, “Core Clinical Journals-Living Up to the Name,” from the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

John LaDue, NWSO Executive Director, was awarded a Doctor of Education in Higher Education Management from the University of Pittsburgh. His dissertation was titled, “Exploring the Convenience Versus Necessity Debate Regarding Sci-Hub Use in the United States.”


Jonathon Erlen, History of Medicine Librarian, published “Dissertations in the History of Pharmacy” in Pharmacy in History, 60(1-2), 47-48, 2018.