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Library Staff

Library Staff By Name | Library Staff By Unit

Joy Russell
Name: Russell, Joy
Title: Systematic Review and Grants Librarian
Email: joy.russell@utsouthwestern.edu
Phone: 214-648-1232

Library Responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage and provide educational services for the (3) schools as well as other clients.
  • Provide research consultations and TBL classroom instruction regarding EBM/EBP expertise, grants and systematic review development
  • Partner with faculty to facilitate and support research activities, scholarly communication, and grant writing instruction.
  • Provide analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of technology-based instruction including hybrid, blended, prerecorded, self-paced and online learning.
  • Plans, implements and assesses instruction and outreach initiatives

Contact me regarding:

  • Curriculum Assessment
  • Systematic Review Development
  • Library Orientation
  • Navigating NIH and Other Federal Granting Agencies
  • Research for Publication
  • Grant Writing for NIH
  • Evidence-Based Research Instruction
  • Incorporating Humanities Lessons into class instruction
  • One-on-one Training

Areas of Interest:

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Humanities in Medical Education
  • Team-Based Learning
  • Learning Styles (VARK)(TBL)
  • Medical Education “Flipped-Classroom” Model
  • Research Ethics Program
  • Evidence Based Medicine/Practice

Education:

  • Texas Tech University- Lubbock, TX
    Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction 2012 - 2016
    Dissertation: Exploring the Role of Instruction Librarians in Academic Education
    Co-Chair(s): Dr.’s Margaret Price and Reese Todd

  • Texas Woman’s University- Denton, TX
    M.L.S in Library and Information Science 2008 - 2010
    Thesis: “Needs Assessment of a Public Library’s Juvenile Fiction Collection”
    Advisor: Judy Elias

  • Texas Woman’s University- Denton, TX
    B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies (EC-4th Grade) 2006 - 2008
    Areas of Concentration: Reading, Early Literacy Development
    Certification: (ESL) English as a Second Language
    Minor: Special Education

Professional Information:

  • Academy of Health Information Professionals: Provisional Member II (2015-2020)
  • South Central Chapter/Medical Library Association (SCC/MLA) (2015 – Present)
    • Continuing Education Committee (2015-2017)
    • Hospital Libraries Interest Section
      • Treasurer (2017-2018)
  • HealthLINE
    • Travel Award Committee Member
  • Medical Library Association (MLA)
    • Leadership Curriculum Committee Member (2017-2020)
    • Information Literacy in Medical Education Section
    • Educational Media & Technologies Section
    • Medical Library Education Section
    • Research Section
  • Classroom Training
    • University of Pittsburg – The Systematic Review Workshop: the Nuts and Bolts for Librarians (4/2016)
    • Systematic Reviews: The Role for Librarians – Houston Academy of Medicine: TMC Library (8/2016)
    • Medical Library Association – PubMed for Trainers (3/2016)
    • Velos and eIRB Study
    • DISC Profile
    • eGrants – Phase I and II

Ongoing Classes:

  • PRDT 5148 Information Mastery Series: Postdoctoral Non-NIH Funding Opportunities 2015-2017 LIB 2001-088 (3521) Exploration of Medical Humanities 2016-2017
  • Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis
  • PRDT 5148 Information Mastery Series: Grant Funding Resources: Navigating NIH & Other Funding Agencies 2015-2017
  • Library Resources for Administrative Assistants
  • Bibliometrics: What Research Impact means in Promoting your Career
  • Common Compliance Pitfalls & Strategies for Success

Selected Talks and Presentations:

  • Bramer WM, Fowler SA, Foster MJ, Russell JA, DeCaro J. Content Proposal: “Systematic Searching Live” MLA Annual Conference; May 2017 Seattle, WA.
  • Russell J, Supnet, C. Presentation “UTSW Finding Funding Writing a Successful Proposal” FY16 Research Administration Demonstration Training Series, UTSW Dallas, TX (13 Nov 2015).
  • Huslig MA, Russell J. Poster: “Improving the Quality of Healthcare: Research Methods”
    Presented at National Healthcare Quality Conference, UTSW Dallas, TX (22 Oct 2015).
  • Huslig MA, Russell J. Poster: “Improving the Quality of Healthcare: Research Methods”
    Presented at the IHI Student Quality Conference, UTSW Dallas, TX (21 Oct 2015).
  • Russell J. Contributed Paper: “Professional Identity Among Academic Librarians: A Qualitative Inquiry” SCC/MLA Annual Conference; Oct. 2015 Little Rock, AR.
  • Russell J. Roundtable Presentation “Grant Funding Resources” SCC/MLA Annual Conference; Oct. 2015 Little Rock, AR.
  • “Blending Resources: A Knowledge Sharing Approach for Libraries and Reference Service”
    Paper presented at the 37th annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association [SERA, 2014], New Orleans, LA.
    “Mentoring in an Online Doctoral Program” Paper presented at the 37th annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association [SERA, 2014], New Orleans, LA.
  • “The Effectiveness of Online Learning at the Ph.D. Level: A Cohort Case Study” Paper presented at the 36th annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association [SERA, 2013], San Antonio, TX.
  • “Relationship between Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Requirements and Effective Teachers of Children in Poverty Study”
  • Paper presented at the 36th annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association [SERA, 2013], San Antonio, TX.
  • “Media and Technology in the Classroom” Paper presented at the Florida Education Technology Conference [FETC, 2012], Orlando, FL.
  • “What is Curriculum Theory?” By William F. Pinar
    Multiple participant book review presented in class Curriculum: Design & Development, [2012] Texas Tech University, TX.

Selected Publications:

  • Zia A, Russell J, Malone K, Zhang S, Journeycake J. Markers of coagulation activation and inflammation as predictors of poor outcomes after pediatric venous thromboembolism: a systematic review. J of Thrombosis Research. 2017 [IN PRESS].
  • DeKeyzer L, Shah A, Russell J. Treatment of rhinosinusitis with Dornase© in patients with cystic fibrosis: a systematic review. J of Cystic Fibrosis. 2017 [IN PRESS].
  • Russell J. The Presenter’s Toolbox. J Med Libr Assoc. 2017 Jul; 105(3): 310-312.
  • Russell J. Medical Library Education: Grant Writing: Librarians Conducting Research. MLA News. 2016 Jan; 59(7):9.
  • Russell J. Effective Mentoring in a Medical Library: A Mentee’s Perspective. MLA News.
    2015 Sep; 55(8):1, 11.

Awards and Grants:

  • Instructor, “A Geographically Focused Health Information Outreach Project.” Funded by the National Institute of Health – National Library of Medicine (NIH-NLM); 5/2017-04/2018; amount funded: $ 14, 635
  • William D. Postell, Sr. Professional Development Award Recipient
    • [1] CE: Planning, Conducting, & Publishing Research; 2015 SCC/MLA Conference
    • [2] CE: Developing the Educator Within; 2015 SCC/MLA Conference
    • HealthLINE Travel Award Recipient
    • 2015 SCC/MLA Conference
  • Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) Impact Grant FY 2014 – Corsicana Public Library: Corsicana, Texas
  • Chancellor’s Endowed Scholarship - Texas Woman's University: Denton, Texas
  • Ronald E. McNair Scholar Recipient – Texas Woman’s University: Denton, Texas

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