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


Renae Barger was appointed Associate Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences Library System. Since 2017, Renae served as HSLS Associate Director of Research, Instruction, and Clinical Information Services and was the Program Lead of the Network of the National Library of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region. Please also see “Director Spotlight” in this issue.

Helenmary Sheridan, Data Services Librarian, was appointed to the RDAP (Research Data Access & Preservation) Education and Resources Committee for a one-year term, starting in July 2021.


Jill Foust, Research and Instruction Librarian:

Karp JF, Kincman J, Lightfoot M, Foust JE, Maher R, Gebara MA. A systematic review of community pharmacy initiatives to improve treatment of depression and pain: Focus on types of programs and patient-reported outcomes. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2021 May 27:S1551-7411(21)00181-9. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2021.05.015. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34083133.

Rebekah Miller, Research and Instruction Librarian:

Escobar-Viera CG, Cernuzzi LC, Miller RS, Rodríguez-Marín HJ, Vieta E, González Toñánez M, Marsch LA, Hidalgo-Mazzei D. Feasibility of mHealth interventions for depressive symptoms in Latin America: a systematic review. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2021 Jun 9:1-12. doi: 10.1080/09540261.2021.1887822. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34102945.

Rose Turner, Coordinator of Liaison Services:

Patterson PD, Liszka MK, Mcilvaine QS, Nong L, Weaver MD, Turner RL, Platt TE, Opitz SE, Guyette F, Martin-Gill C, Weiss LS. Does the evidence support brief (< 30 mins), moderate (31-60 mins), or long duration naps (61+ mins) on the night shift? A systematic review. Sleep Medicine Reviews. 2021 May 19: 101509.

Helena VonVille, Research and Instruction Librarian:

Advani P, Advani S, Nayak P, VonVille HM, Diamond P, Burnett J, Brewster AM, Vernon SW. Racial/ethnic disparities in use of surveillance mammogram among breast cancer survivors: a systematic review. J Cancer Surviv. 2021 May 13. doi: 10.1007/s11764-021-01046-2. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33982233.

Dorris JL, Neely S, Terhorst L, VonVille HM, Rodakowski J. Effects of music participation for mild cognitive impairment and dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 May 18. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17208. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34008208.


Helenmary Sheridan, Data Services Librarian, presented a lightning talk at the Data Curation Network’s All-Hands Meeting on June 24. The lightning talk was based on the Neuroimaging DICOM and NIfTI Data Curation Primer she co-authored with the DCN.

Helena VonVille, Research and Instruction Librarian, virtually presented “Overview of the Systematic Review Process” to the Veterans Affairs Quality Scholars (VAQS) on May 21, 2021; over 80 scholars participated in the presentation. The VA Quality Scholars program consists of 11 sites across the United States, as well as an affiliate site in Toronto, Canada.