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


Helenmary Sheridan, Data Services Librarian, has been promoted to Librarian II, which expands her role as Data Services Librarian to provide support in the health sciences on open science and enhancing research reproducibility.


A. Alipour, S. Gabrielson, Research and Instruction Librarian, and P.B. Patel, published, “Ingestible Sensors and Medication Adherence: Focus on Use in Serious Mental Illness,” in Pharmacy (Basel), June 16, 2020; 8(2):E103.

K. Gau, P. Dillon, T. Donaldson, S. Wahl, and C. Iwema, Coordinator of Basic Science Services, published, “Partnering with Postdocs: A Library Model for Supporting Postdoctoral Researchers and Educating the Academic Research Community,” in the Journal of the Medical Library Association, 2020, 108(3):480–486.

B. Kimmel, J. Anderson, H. VonVille, Public Health Research and Instruction Librarian, et al., published, “Goal Attainment Measure for Stroke Self-Management: An Umbrella Review,” Heart and Mind, 2020, 4(2):45-52.

M. Moore, B. Patterson, S. Samuel, H. Sheridan, Data Services Librarian, et al., published, “Neuroimaging DICOM and NIfTI Data Curation Primer,” in the Data Curation Network GitHub Repository, 2020.


Kelsey Cowles, NNLM/Middle Atlantic Region Administrative Coordinator, presented, “Discover, Administer, Utilize! Enhancing Research and Practice with Freely Available Online Data Sets,” at the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium Virtual Annual Conference and “Collaboration across Cyberspace: NNLM’s Wikipedia Editing Campaigns,” at the Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia Chapter of the Association of College & Research Libraries Virtual Annual Conference, both in June 2020.

A. Mahoney, Rose Turner, Coordinator of Liaison Services, M. O’Donnell, et al., “Feeding and Swallowing Disorders across the Lifespan.” Proposal accepted at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA (Convention Canceled).

Erin Seger, NNLM/Middle Atlantic Region Health Professions Coordinator, presented “A New Tool in Your Toolbox: High Quality Health Information Resources” at the Community Health Training Alliance’s HIV Prevention and Education Virtual Summit on June 24, 2020.