Rebecca Carlson, MLS, AHIP: Pharmacy Librarian: About Rebecca

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Rebecca Carlson, MLS, AHIP

About Me

Rebecca Carlson, MLS, is Health Sciences Librarian and Liaison to the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Rebecca is the primary provider of library support for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and is responsible for collaborating with faculty to design and provide curriculum-integrated instruction; participating in new program planning, accreditation processes, and the scholarship of teaching and learning; providing research and scholarly communication consultations, expert literature searches, and other services for teaching, clinical care, research, and administrative purposes.

Rebecca is the Clinical Librarian for the Department of Surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill. She is the primary provider of library support for surgery, including collaborating on surgical research, evidence-based practice, and clinical education. Rebecca also serves as one of the Interprofessional Education and Practice Directors for the Health Science Library and works with the Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice at UNC-Chapel Hill. Rebecca has her Master of Science in Library Science degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and is a senior member of the Medical Library Association's Academy of Health Information Professionals. 

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Recent Publications and Presentations


McGinigle, K. L., Eldrup-Jorgensen, J., McCall, R., Freeman, N. L., Pascarella, L., Farber, M. A., … Crowner, J. R. (2019). A systematic review of enhanced recovery after surgery for vascular operations. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 70(2), 629-640.e1.

Szempruch, K., Banerjee, O., McCall, R., and Desai, C. (2019). Use of anti-inflammatory agents in clinical islet cell transplants: A qualitative systematic analysis. Islets, 11(3):65-75. doi:10.1080/19382014.2019.1601543

Nash, R., Weinberg, M., Laughon, S., McCall, R., Bateman, J., and Rosenstein, D. (2019). Acute pharmacological management of behavioral and emotional dysregulation following a traumatic brain injury: A systematic review of the literature. Psychosomatics, Mar - Apr;60(2):139-152. doi:10.1016/j.psym.2018.11.009

Nakamura, Z., Richardson, D., Quillen, L., McCall, R., Park, E., and Nash, R. (2019). Psychiatric care in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Psychosomatics, May - Jun;60(3):227-237. doi: 10.1016/j.psym.2019.01.005

Haley, J., McCall, R., Zomorodi, M., de Saxe Zerden, L., Moreton, E., and Richardson, L.  Interprofessional collaboration between health sciences librarians and health professions faculty to implement a book club discussion for incoming students: A case study. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 107(3): 403-410. doi:10.5195/jmla.2019.563

Desai, C. S., Vonderau, J. S., McCall, R., Khan, K. M., and Baron, T. H. (2018). Pancreatic cystosis in patients with cystic fibrosis: A qualitative systematic review. Pancreatology, Oct;18(7):700-704. doi:10.1016/j.pan.2018.08.008


Cawley, M., Walker, J., Moreton, E., Conklin, J., McCall, R. C., and Mani, N. Harness the Power of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Change the Way You Approach Large, Complex Research Questions. (2019, May). MLA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Spencer, A., Aaronson, E., McCall, R. C., and Lyon, J. Searching Clinically: How to Search, Find, and Assess Information at the Point of Care, Part 2. (2019, May). MLA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Bickett, S., McCall, R. C., Lyons, A. G., and Schvaneveldt, N. (2018, May). Interprofessional Education/Practice in Libraries Panel. Interprofessional Education Special Interest Group Meeting. MLA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.