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 also the Clinical Librarian for the Department of Surgery at the UNC Medical Center. She is the primary provider of library support for surgery, including collaborating on surgical research, evidence-based practice, and clinical education. 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. Before joining UNC, she was the Director of the Nursing and Health Sciences Library at Southwest Baptist University. Her undergraduate degree is in English and Education from Concordia University-Portland. 

Rebecca's research interests include technologies and improvements in systematic review and literature searching methods; interprofessional education and practice; and embedded librarianship in clinical and didactic education. 

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Recent Publications

2020-2021 Publications

Carlson, R., & Towner Wright, S. (2021). Essential services of clinical librarians in academic and health care settings: A cross-sectional study. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 40(2), 168–187. https://doi.org/10.1080/02763869.2021.1912570

Nelson, N. R., Carlson, R. B., Corbett, A. H., Williams, D. M., & Rhoney, D. H. (2021). Feedback for learning in pharmacy education: A scoping review. Pharmacy, 9(2), 91. https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy9020091

Reid, T. D., Kratzke, I., Dayal, D., Raff, L., Kumar, A., Phillips, M. R., Carlson, R., & Desai, C. S. (2021). The role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in pediatric abdominal transplant patients: A qualitative systematic review of literature. Pediatric Transplantation, 25(3). https://doi.org/10.1111/petr.13939

Herb, J., Shell, M., Carlson, R., & Stitzenberg, K. (2020). Is long travel distance a barrier to surgical cancer care in the United States? A systematic review. The American Journal of Surgery, S0002961020307832. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.12.005

Mani, N. S., Fratta, M., Carlson, R., & Cawley, M. (2020). Meeting information needs through global partnerships: A roadmap to becoming a global health sciences library. Journal of Library Administration, 60(7), 830–851. https://doi.org/10.1080/01930826.2020.1803021

Wouk, K., Morgan, I., Johnson, J., Tucker, C., Carlson, R., Berry, D. C., & Stuebe, A. M. (2020). A systematic review of patient-, provider-, and health system-level predictors of postpartum health care use by people of color and low-income and/or uninsured populations in the united states. Journal of Women’s Health, jwh.2020.8738. https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2020.8738