HSLS Staff News

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

Names in bold are HSLS-affiliated


Carrie Iwema, Coordinator of Basic Science Services, has become a Certified Carpentries Instructor. The Carpentries project includes Software Carpentry, Data Carpentry, and Library Carpentry with the shared mission to teach foundational computational and data science skills to researchers.


Holly Hill joined the HSLS staff as the new Program Manager and will be supporting HSLS’s partnership with UPMC for providing digital library resources and services. Holly previously held administrative positions at UPMC and in the business sector.


J. Alvikas, S.P. Myers, C.B. Wessel, Head of Research Initiatives (Emeritus), et al., published “A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage in Patients Taking Prehospital Antiplatelet Therapy: Is There a Role for Platelet Transfusions?” in The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, February 28, 2020.

T.V. Newman, A. San-Juan-Rodriguez, N. Parekh, E.C.S. Swart, M. Klein-Fedyshin, Research and Clinical Instruction Librarian, et al., published “Impact of Community Pharmacist-Led Interventions in Chronic Disease Management on Clinical, Utilization, and Economic Outcomes: An Umbrella Review” in Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy: RSAP, January 14, 2020.