Faculty

Barbara Folb, MM, MLS, MPH is currently a public health informationist at HSLS and liaison to the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh. She has participated in systematic reviews exploring the socioeconomic and behavioral influences on health issues in public health.

Andrea M. Ketchum, MLIS is a research and instruction librarian and currently leads the HSLS initiative for Scholarly Communication. She has participated in systematic reviews of the use of stem cells in plastic surgery and the impact of screening for dementia in primary care, and is co-author on a paper describing a new MEDLINE filter for retrieving studies of clinical examination.

Mary Lou Klem, MLS, PhD is currently a research and instruction librarian and liaison to the School of Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh. She has participated in systematic reviews examining the positive health outcomes of video game use, the benefits of therapeutic hypothermia, and interventions for optimizing medication adherence in older adults. She is currently collaborating with an international group on a series of systematic reviews examining the relationships between selected lifestyle behaviors and outcomes of solid organ transplantation.

Rose Turner, MLIS is a research and instruction librarian and liaison to the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences as well as the Office of Medical Education.  She has participated in systematic reviews including guideline development and updates. She also acts as a coordinator for HSLS DistillerSR users.

Charles B. Wessel, MLS is HSLS Head of Research Initiatives and Chair of the HSLS Systematic Review Group. He has provided expert mediated literature searching since 1983. Most recently, he has provided literature searches as a co-author for numerous systematic reviews.